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Old 09-25-2011, 09:15 PM   #1
May 2011
Hawthorne, New Jersey
Posts: 1

Brewing an Irish Stout from midwest brewing supply, this is my first stout and wanted to know if any one had any advice, or just go for it?

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Old 09-26-2011, 12:03 AM   #2
Aug 2011
Orlando, FL
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I don't really have anything as far as advice ingredient/recipe-wise but I have made that kit and I thought it was really good. It was my first brew ever, actually so I followed the directions exactly as they were. The only thing I can suggest is let it sit in the bottles a couplefew months for the best flavor, which I understand goes for most stouts anyway. Being my first brew ever I didn't have that kind of patience, so I only did that with a 6 pack. After a few weeks it was really good but now that it's been 3 months (I'm totally still a noob!) it's great- wish I had more of it now... Good luck to ya and enjoy!

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Old 09-26-2011, 12:13 AM   #3
Nov 2010
Pittsburgh, PA
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+1 on trying to wait 3 months.

My stouts usually have an early roasted bitterness that really smooths out at 3+ months.

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