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Old 06-20-2011, 02:19 AM   #11
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Since it is already in the bottle I'd stick them somewhere warm for a few months and hope for the best. Next time I'd try some other things prior to bottling...Good luck

BTW, what was the OG and FG...and did you pitch yeast at bottling?
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Old 06-20-2011, 02:34 AM   #12
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Im going to take a guess and say if he was considering mixing it with something that its in a keg

 
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Old 06-20-2011, 02:38 PM   #13
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"Im going to take a guess and say if he was considering mixing it with something that its in a keg" bottlebomber

"...bottled at the end of may." OP

I could be wrong.....wouldn't be the first time.....
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Old 06-20-2011, 03:34 PM   #14
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Ooh yeah missed that. Fail. Cracking open a bunch of bottle and trying to dump them into something else doesn't sound like such a good solution then... +1 to dumping it. I just dumped my first batch ever over the weekend. It hurt as I watched it go down the drain, but I got over it immediately and the bottles were filled with something else by the evening

 
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:02 PM   #15
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Good god what is wrong with you dumpers! Beer is never so bad to dump. Ever! I would try to attenuate this further. Un carb it, dump it all into a bucket and seal it with an airlock. Add some white camdi and either a nice starter, or some of a yeast cake.

Its alot of.work, but this is a serious beer we're talking about, and it takes work to get it right.
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:36 PM   #16
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There's too much great beer out there to waste time with a crappy one... sounds like women doesn't it?

 
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:59 PM   #17
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There's too much great beer out there to waste time with a crappy one... sounds like women doesn't it?
Just like women, even the best require a lot of work. The worst are always just fine in desperate times, they still do the trick! Lol.
Seriously, I will never waste a batch. I don't care what it tastes like, it can be made to be great. Just rename the style! It might not be.what you planned for, but it.can be fixed into a tasty brew. After an arduous brewday and the grainBILL, I don't see the sense in wasting the already accounted for time and money.
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Old 06-20-2011, 06:13 PM   #18
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If you don't want to try to re-ferment or mix it with something (I wouldn't want to do that either), why not just box it up, stick it away in a dark cool corner of your basement, and try one in about six months? I bottled a strong Belgian ale in January that was absolutely undrinkable in the first few months after bottling. It was hot, like fingernail polish, and sickly sweet. It still wasn't very good as of about a month ago, but it is definitely getting better. I am pretty confident that it is going to be a great beer to drink this winter.

 
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Old 06-20-2011, 06:17 PM   #19
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Just like women, even the best require a lot of work. The worst are always just fine in desperate times, they still do the trick! Lol.
Seriously, I will never waste a batch. I don't care what it tastes like, it can be made to be great.
OK let me dump a tablespoon of bleach into your next batch during primary and you tell me how to fix it.

 
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:21 PM   #20
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Seriously, I will never waste a batch. I don't care what it tastes like, it can be made to be great. Just rename the style!
Im sure my BandAid Brown would have been a huge hit at the homebrew club meeting...

 
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