Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > I just tasted my first homebrew, and I am happy.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-26-2010, 02:03 AM   #1
Ampsonic
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Aurora, IL
Posts: 57
Default I just tasted my first homebrew, and I am happy.

Well, I just tasted my first homebrew. Sure it's a Mr. Beer brew. Sure it's only bottle conditioned a week. But I love it. I am pleased. No head? Who cares. Delicious.

This is my week 1 (bottle conditioned) "surveillance beer" (per Justibone).

Thanks to everyone who's helped me out. I can tell that in 1 years time, I'll have way more equipment than this Mr. Beer, but it's hard to imagine anything tasting sweeter than this.

This is 1 can of the Mr. Beer Bewitched Red Ale LME, replaced the booster with 1lb light DME. Fermented almost 2 months (life got in the way), and bottled 1 week, not even 24 hours in the fridge, and I couldn't help myself. I can't way to try this at week 2 and week 3.

__________________
Ampsonic is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-26-2010, 02:26 AM   #2
Ardcore
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: San Antonio TX
Posts: 21
Default

That's awesome man!! My first brew is still in the fermenter and I'm like you I can't wait to try the sweet nectar.

__________________
Ardcore is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-26-2010, 02:45 AM   #3
jafo28
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
 
jafo28's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NJ
Posts: 683
Liked 45 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 99

Default

Congrats on a brew well done! I did the same thing, trying one after a week in the bottle. It was a brewers best IPA. I was surprised it had decent carbonation. It's been two weeks now and tastes even better and has pretty good head retention.

__________________
jafo28 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-26-2010, 02:47 AM   #4
Jewrican
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: GA
Posts: 895
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default

there is no better feeling.. until you start kegging and pour your own beer from your own tap.. that is heaven right there

__________________
JewRican Brew Works
Jewrican is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-26-2010, 02:49 AM   #5
Boleslaus
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posts: 1,245
Liked 20 Times on 20 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default

Awesome! I didn't go with a kit but just a basic recipe. Mine is at 10 days in primary. Probably going to bottle after 14-17 days then condition for a week to 10 days. Its so hard to wait. I checked the gravity again today to make sure it was done fermenting and it tastes great (even if its warm and flat). Nothing better than a beer you made yourself. Enjoy.

__________________

Watch me leap through this hoop!

My current line-up:

Fermenter 1: Altbier

Boleslaus is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-26-2010, 03:46 AM   #6
Drunkenfool
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Bloomington il
Posts: 61
Default

My wife bought me a mr beer for x mas when we were dating. I didn't have any luck with it. Of course I used bakers yeast and table sugar or something totally goofy. Anyhoo ff 12 years and brewing consumes much of my open thought. Welcome to you all. Go 5 or 10 gal as soon as you can. It all only gets better this is a great site. Enjoy!! Some if you will hit the point where you only drink beer you made. Cheers

__________________
Drunkenfool is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-26-2010, 04:01 AM   #7
Ringmaster
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Sacramento
Posts: 142
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Congratulations! I felt the same way after i made my first batch of Mr. Beer!

__________________
Ringmaster is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-26-2010, 02:24 PM   #8
PassionBeer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 162
Default

Congratulations!

My first beer should be ready to drink in less than 2 weeks (bottle conditioning now). It must feel good, I can't wait to taste mine!

__________________

Primary: N/A
Secondary: N/A
Planning: Berliner Weisse, Citra Pale Ale
PassionBeer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First Homebrew Beer Tasted! mgortel Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 06-12-2010 12:19 AM
Tasted: wbwagner Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 05-30-2010 04:38 PM
Just tasted my first Homebrew! FatsMcBrew Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 09-06-2009 02:16 AM
Tasted my first homebrew Eves Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12 04-29-2008 03:06 AM
Just tasted FG reading! BWRIGHT Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 01-26-2008 08:14 PM