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Old 07-29-2011, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default Omg! Way better with age!

I just want to say thanks to all the help and guidance on here! I had this beer right after the 3 week carbing period and it was good, but after almost 4 month it is WAY better!

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Old 07-29-2011, 08:30 PM   #2
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Its funny how the last beer of the batch is always the best.

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Old 07-29-2011, 08:33 PM   #3
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Beer goes better with Jack.

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Old 07-29-2011, 08:35 PM   #4
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I can't wait till the end of next month when my IPA will be peaking in time for our anniversary. The Whiskely Ale will be better by then,but may take longer to be good. When this darn FV finally gets clean,I can brew my English bitter.
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Old 07-29-2011, 08:36 PM   #5
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Cheers! What type of beer? My Furious Pro Series Kit from NB is in its 4th week in bottles and tastes amazing. I'm afraid to let it age too long ...

Would IPAs benefit from 3-4 months bottle conditioning also?

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Old 07-29-2011, 08:39 PM   #6
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Generally,no. IPA's & other hoppy beers are meant to be drunk young.
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Old 07-29-2011, 08:58 PM   #7
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Generally,no. IPA's & other hoppy beers are meant to be drunk young.
This is my experience as well. The bright, fresh, citrus flavors and aromas tend to dissipate very noticeably after a month or so.
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Old 07-29-2011, 08:59 PM   #8
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That picture make me VERY thirsty!!! Good job!

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Old 07-30-2011, 02:03 AM   #9
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That picture make me VERY thirsty!!! Good job!
Everything looks better in a 1L beer stein !!
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mmmmmm, looks fantastic!

Too bad I just finished the last of my 6month old Pale Ale... Your pic would have some competition!

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