Originally Posted by MikeyPipes86
If you ultimately plan on putting your beer in bottles, you will need to bottle condition unless you have a kegging setup. You'll need 2-3 weeks to achieve carbonation. Really no other way around it.
Not that I'm advocating it, but you can force carb and then bottle. Some "Brew on Site" places offer such services. But they will charge you, and you'll probably get a poorer tasting, albiet maybe a clearer, beer. Might be worth the effort if you wanted to make a light lager or something...