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Old 10-16-2007, 06:02 PM   #1
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First brew is in the bottles. The last bottle burbled with air while filling, so i decided to just drink it. Despite the priming sugar sweetness and a quite a few yeast burps, it tastes great!! So hard to wait to drink it all



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Old 10-16-2007, 06:04 PM   #2
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mmm...beer



what did you brew?

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Old 10-16-2007, 06:05 PM   #3
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Gotta love the feeling of having your first batch in the bottles; that was when I knew I was hooked.

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Old 10-16-2007, 06:09 PM   #4
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Congratulations! Now all you have to do is wait for ~3 weeks.

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Old 10-16-2007, 06:19 PM   #5
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Gotta love the feeling of having your first batch in the bottles; that was when I knew I was hooked.

You said it.. Problem now is I have an empty carboy and that's just not acceptable
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Old 10-16-2007, 06:21 PM   #6
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Sweet. Be sure to put a six pack away and forget about it for a few months.

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Old 10-16-2007, 07:28 PM   #7
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Congrats! But definitely learn to savor some unless you plan to brew the same thing again in short order? I usually put at least 6-12 of my bottles away for a minimum of 4-6 months later... Almost always, they've gotten better with time. There are exceptions (low gravity wheats, etc), but a few months will do almost any beer good...

Interesting that this came up b/c I just cracked open a beer of mine that was over a year-old yesterday - a spiced holiday ale I brewed almost exactly a year ago - yay, its my 1 year brewing anniversary!! Anyway, it was still pretty darn tasty - I'm assuming the heavy dose of spices has somewhat 'preserved' this since its low gravity and still very good... but anyway, it was crazy to think I brewed it 1 year ago and it was still pretty much just fine.

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Yeah, the full cases of just-bottled brew still make me smile. I've bottled 30 gallons in the past 3 weeks, and am up to my eyeballs in homebrew. I love it. I'm gonna get into kegging soon. Maybe after the new year. But I'll still bottle even then, because I brew too much to keg all of it.

I remember the first bottle from my first batch. Still gives me chills thinking about.

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Problem now is I have an empty carboy and that's just not acceptable
That's not a problem...it's an opportunity!
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Did you just bottle those by cracking the spigot open and closed for each bottle?

if so, you might want to look into a bottling wand to make life a little easier.

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