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Old 10-10-2007, 05:50 AM   #1
Aug 2007
Grand Rapids, MI
Posts: 57

So I bottled my first brew about....oh two weeks ago?

I tried it after 10 was pretty much flat. Real malty....really not much to it.

I tried it tonight.

What a difference even four days makes!! It was carbed, a nice head, and it really developed a different feel all the way around. Honestly I had a friend over and I was trying explain why it wouldn't be good. I opened a Sierra Nevada to compare with my PA, and he actually preferred mine!

Also to boot the California Common is now in the secondary and I will brew my holiday ale before the end of the week.

I love this...

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Old 10-10-2007, 10:58 AM   #2
Jun 2007
Bloomington, IN
Posts: 408
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Nice man! It probably tasted really malty and sweet because whatever you primed with wasn't completely eaten up by the yeasties yet. I made that mistake with my first beer as well and a few days later it was dry and tasty.

Congrats on the success and cheers!
Primary:IPA, Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Keg Conditioning:
Enjoying: Gumball Head, Belgian Wit
In the Works:

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Old 10-10-2007, 09:21 PM   #3
Aug 2007
Lafayette, LA
Posts: 24

Congrats, ill be bottling friday, hope to have as muc success as you
Primary: Cheesefood's Caramel Vanilla Ale
Primary: Brown Honey Ale
Bottled: Holiday Ale

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