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Old 02-15-2013, 05:12 AM   #1
Jan 2013
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I bottled my honey double IPA not even a week ago. I cracked one open to check on it and see if it was carbonated. It was, but it had one problem. It was way too sweet! I used 2 lbs of honey for a 5 gallon batch. What I was told is that the honey would ferment out and produce a dry beer. That isn't the case. It is sweeter than any other beer I've ever had. Will it dry out in the bottles over time?

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Old 02-15-2013, 05:24 AM   #2
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How long did it ferment, what was the FG?

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Old 02-15-2013, 05:26 AM   #3
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What was your OG and FG? If your beer didnt come down enough it will be sweet. It should taste better if it has some age on it. Less then a week is about 2+ weeks to early to be enjoying your beer.
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Old 02-15-2013, 05:29 AM   #4
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If you had a healthy fermentation, dollars to donuts it dries out in about two weeks. Give it time.

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