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Old 01-01-2013, 09:13 PM   #1
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It's been about a week and a half since I bottled my beer. Everyone told me to keep me first beer simple, but I thought I'd try something fun. I made a Coffee milk stout with french oak. Today was my first glass. I tried at room temperature and it tasted great! Very balanced flavor. Roasty and hoppy, but not too hoppy as the lactose seemed to smooth out the beer. It had a very clean taste and left some great lacing on my glass. I'm excited that my first beer didn't bomb. My next batch will be an Apple Pale Ale.

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Old 01-01-2013, 09:24 PM   #2
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Awesome....congrats on your success! Now....wait til that beer conditions even longer.......especially a stout....gets better with age.

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Old 01-01-2013, 10:10 PM   #3
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Thanks. I plan to save most of my beer so it can age at least a few more weeks.

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I always wait 4 weeks after I bottle...always...pretty much....most of the time...

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Wow...sounds like an adventurous first brew. I did an extract kit with specialty grains and 4 types of hops! let us know how it turns out!

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