Sounds exactly like my Scottish Ale. After one week in the bottle, it had good flavor and plenty of carbonation. But it had a really sharp initial bite when I took a sip.
After 3 weeks in the bottle, the bite is almost gone. I figure another week or two and it will be perfect.
Planning: Agave Witbock, Raisin Beer
Primary: GF Hazelnut Stout
Tertiary: Cranberry-Pom pLambic (est. bottle date: 03/01/08)
Drinking: Cab.Sav/Merlot Wine, Grand Cru, Hazelnut Stout #3, Ordinary Bitter