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Old 04-08-2010, 07:42 PM   #1
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I'm usually pretty patient, but I have an Austin HB Supply Pliny clone that I bottled 11 days ago. Sampled some at bottling, and even then I was surprised that the beer was fairly balance despite the 17oz of hops. Anyway, 11 days in the bottle and I'm tempted to put on in the fridge for tomorrow night's Red Sox game. I'm drinking an IPA now that I was patient enough to wait 3.5 weeks for. I'm not usually like this, but I'm getting the urge. What would you do? It's only one bottle.

 
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Old 04-08-2010, 07:43 PM   #2
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I would do it. Then do another a week later and so on. You can see the difference in aging really well this way.

 
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Old 04-08-2010, 07:44 PM   #3
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Do it - it will ease the urge. Just do one. And buy a sixer of good brew for the rest of the night
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Old 04-08-2010, 07:45 PM   #4
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I'm usually pretty patient, but I have an Austin HB Supply Pliny clone that I bottled 11 days ago. Sampled some at bottling, and even then I was surprised that the beer was fairly balance despite the 17oz of hops. Anyway, 11 days in the bottle and I'm tempted to put on in the fridge for tomorrow night's Red Sox game. I'm drinking an IPA now that I was patient enough to wait 3.5 weeks for. I'm not usually like this, but I'm getting the urge. What would you do? It's only one bottle.
Drink one! If it is good... drink some more!

 
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Old 04-08-2010, 07:46 PM   #5
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Thanks guys. That's what I wanted to hear. It's in the fridge now.

 
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Old 04-08-2010, 07:51 PM   #6
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Now that it's in the fridge, maybe 10pm tonight would be enough for everything to settle. Hmmm.

 
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Old 04-08-2010, 07:52 PM   #7
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I want to get one of those electric dog collars for myself. I will program it to shock when I reach for beer before it is ready. I bottled an APA on 3/18, and I now have 3 22 oz'ers left.
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:14 PM   #8
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Now that it's in the fridge, maybe 10pm tonight would be enough for everything to settle. Hmmm.
10 PM? Wow! You have willpower, that's for sure. I'd drink it as soon as it was cool!
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:21 PM   #9
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Its an IPA man, the fresher the better...cool down two

 
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:26 PM   #10
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I would throw it in the freezer for 30-45 mins and drink that sucker!!!

 
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