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Old 09-13-2011, 03:43 AM   #1
Aug 2011
Dallas, Texas
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How fast does everyone go through their batches of home brew assuming you're not aging it for a really long time? I find me with my home brewing buddies will go through a corny keg of brew in about 2 weeks on average. The worst/best case was a week.

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Old 09-13-2011, 03:49 AM   #2

2 people here take 2 weeks for 5 gallons. One reason I am moving to 10 gallons batches!

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Old 09-13-2011, 03:51 AM   #3
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Aug 2010
in Da UP eh?, Michigan
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i go through 5 gal in about two weeks by myself but i always save three for my "Archive"
2010 total: 25 gal
2011 total: 70 gal
2012 total: 15 Gal
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Old 09-13-2011, 03:52 AM   #4
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That depends on if I tell any of my buddies , 2-3 weeks seems to be about the norm.

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Old 09-13-2011, 03:53 AM   #5
Jan 2011
Hudson Valley, NY
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~5gal/month by myself.

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Old 09-13-2011, 03:54 AM   #6
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Wow, I am a total slacker. Takes a couple of months for me.
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Old 09-13-2011, 03:57 AM   #7
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A week or so.
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Old 09-13-2011, 03:58 AM   #8
Feb 2011
Clemson, SC
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Depends on how good it is. Brewing 5 gallon batches all the time, usually a month to take down one since at least 3 others are being consumed at the same time.

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Old 09-13-2011, 04:00 AM   #9
Dec 2010
Cloverdale, California
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Batches usually stick around for a while since I brew a lot (48 G per month (4 12G batches over 3 weekends), but if I live brew to brew, then it would definitely be about three weeks.
Two a day keeps the witches away.
I agree with Kuntybrew, I keep a six of 12s in the archive for comparison tasting from batch to batch. Then the 22 ozs I save for special occasions and group tastings.

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Old 09-13-2011, 04:07 AM   #10
Feb 2011
Brookhaven, Pa
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I guess it depends on the brew I have a cream stout that'll last last about 3 weeks, but my last 60 clone lasted 2.

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