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Old 07-04-2006, 02:02 AM   #1
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I havent posted or visited in a while because my brewing has been lacking lately however, I have been sampling some of my brews which I have kept for a few months and they are fantastic, I want to start doing longer bottle conditioning from now on. also I have been useing more glass bottles, both capped and flip top, and noticed that especialy with longer bottle conditioning they are much better than plastic bottles, I know this has been debated for a long time but thats just what I have found.

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Nah.... thats not debated any more. It's pretty much a dead topic.

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Yes, long-term (4-6 months or longer) ageing in the bottles makes a world of difference. I usually get 2-2.5 slabs (cases) of 375mL/330mL bottles from one batch, and I try to put one slab away for an absolute minimum of three months before I start drinking it.

My last batch (Common Swill) was designed specifically to be ready to drink as soon as possible (simple recipe, low gravity etc.), so I can drink it while I let some of my better/more complex beers age and age (and age some more).
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