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Old 07-06-2011, 11:07 PM   #1
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Just found a brew in secondary fermentation in my basement that I had forgotten about. Been in there more than a year. Pour it out I assume. Anyone with any specific knowledge?

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Old 07-06-2011, 11:09 PM   #2
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Why would you pour it out? Its been capped, and thus kept sanitary, right? Take a gravity reading and have a taste. It might taste awful, it might taste great. But take the plunge and try it first.

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first off, what is the beer, any clues on what you made? This could be mans greatest find, don't toss it.

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agreed..try it out, it may be amazing!!

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Old 07-06-2011, 11:17 PM   #5
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Well, it *was* in a brite tank, so at least it wasn't sitting on that initial yeast trub for a whole year. Does it look nasty, with stuff growing in it? What kind of beer? What type of temp was it sitting at?

I'd give it a taste at least.

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