Originally Posted by paulster2626
Mine is taking forever to carb - tried another last night. It's about 1/2 carbed. Tastes good though. Oh well - wait another 2 weeks... Drink different beer...
So FINALLY this is good.
When I made this, it was my first all-grain batch and turned out to be "one of those batches".
-couldn't get the right hops (no simcoe)
-messed up the hop additions (didn't do the continuous thing)
-ended up siphoning a bunch of trub/hops/junk in to the bottling bucket
-bucket spigot was open, and I did not notice until my feet were getting wet
Anyhow I just let this sit for 6 months, trying one every now and then and it was always gross. I had written it off for cooking only, but then it eventually got buried beneath other (more cooperative) batches. Now, I just had one last night and it's GREAT! Clear as a whistle, perfect carbonation, and a perfect balance of bitterness/malt. If it didn't have so much sediment in it I'd be able to enter this in a competition.
Time really does work wonders on a ****ty beer. NEVER DUMP ANYTHING.