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Old 11-21-2010, 07:45 PM   #1
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Well, not quite yet. But I just finished bottling my first homebrew! Now its time to wait some more. I took a taste from the gravity sample and it seems like its on the right track. I didn't notice any off flavors but it seemed kind of bland. I am confident it will be great once it ages a little. I guess I'll have to drink some craft brews for a few more weeks. This forum rocks! It made my first brew a great experience.
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Old 11-21-2010, 07:46 PM   #2
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After 3 weeks in the bottle, it will taste like a different beer.

 
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Old 11-21-2010, 10:01 PM   #3
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I'm ordering the ingredients for my next batch this week. Gotta start the pipeline
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:08 PM   #4
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I'd say bland is a good sign. Most defects are perceived as offensive.

 
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Old 11-21-2010, 11:54 PM   #5
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Quote:
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I'd say bland is a good sign. Most defects are perceived as offensive.
My thoughts exactly. I didn't really notice any off flavors, just didn't taste all that great yet
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:17 AM   #6
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Remember, not failing is success especially on your first brew.

 
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:54 AM   #7
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Uncarbed green samples all taste bad. As long as it doesn't have the off-flavors you're in good shape. Let it condition for a month or two.

 
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