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Old 01-22-2006, 10:07 PM   #1
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Sampled my first brew of Red Ale Today.

Brewed on 12-31-05 racked to secondary for 10 days and bottled last
saturday.

I wasn't so much impatient, but wanted to see the difference along
the way.

I put my first and last bottle filled in a Corona bottle so I could see what's
going on. Very little sediment.

When I opened the bottle I got a little carbonation sign.

The beer is great, as good as Killians..

If it improves with age as much as you guys say, My first batch was a
great success.

Just gotta get those bottles coming in.

Thanks to everone for your help!

Larry

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Old 01-22-2006, 10:11 PM   #2
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Sounds like the "sweet taste of success"!

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Old 01-23-2006, 01:18 AM   #3
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Sampled my first brew of Red Ale Today.

Brewed on 12-31-05 racked to secondary for 10 days and bottled last
saturday.

I wasn't so much impatient, but wanted to see the difference along
the way.

I put my first and last bottle filled in a Corona bottle so I could see what's
going on. Very little sediment.

When I opened the bottle I got a little carbonation sign.

The beer is great, as good as Killians..

If it improves with age as much as you guys say, My first batch was a
great success.

Just gotta get those bottles coming in.

Thanks to everone for your help!

Larry
Wow Larry! I'm in the exact same boat as you. I brewed my very first batch on 12-30-05 (Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone). Bottled it last Saturday and am doing the same as you....testing along the way to see how things are going. I opened my first bottle today and heard the nice "spfffff". Ahhh...carbonation! After the pour I had a NICE head on it and took my first sip. Even some very nice "belgian lace" left on the glass after a few sips. Still has a bit of the "dirty hop" taste to it but I'm definitely figuring that will mellow out a bit as the weeks go by. I plan on having another bottle of it next weekend after it sits in the garage for a week. I may wait another few weeks for another one after that before I share it with my neighbor....just in case...lol.

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Old 01-23-2006, 05:07 AM   #4
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"as good as Killians.."

Geez, Jazz, don't be so hard on yourself. I'm sure it's lots better than that!

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Old 01-23-2006, 06:07 AM   #5
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Hey Larry and Evans...keep up the good work!!!!

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Old 01-26-2006, 01:00 PM   #6
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Casebrew, You were right. "As good as Killians" was an understatement.

Had another last night. Nice head, great clarity, great taste.

Attending a Home Brew Seminar this weekend. Hopefully will learn a
lot about different flavorings and aroma's.

I will also decide on a recipe for Brew #3

Need to get my taste buds educated to understand the different styles
of beer you discuss.

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Old 01-26-2006, 02:04 PM   #7
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Congratulations, guys!

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