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Old 08-08-2008, 02:47 AM   #1
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While I know it's way too early (and you can tell it in the taste), I tried one of my Wee Heavy beers; wow. I'm not to the drunken ramblings point yet, but if I were to drink two of these . . . .

Next time I brew a heavy, I'm looking for six ounce bottles. Pretty tasty, though sweet. I figure it'll be much more balanced given six months or so. 8.39 ABV per Brew Smith and I believe it.

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Old 08-08-2008, 03:27 AM   #2
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Can you share your OG and FG for it? Your scaring me about the Wee Heavy I just made. OG was 1.109, we shall see how far the FG gets. I'm planning on aging for at least 12 months if not a few years. Of course I'll have to try a wee bit out in a few months.

 
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Old 08-08-2008, 03:32 AM   #3
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Man my wee heavy had a SG of 1.083, FG 1.019 and it was SWEET as hell. I aged it for 3 months and it wasnt damn close to being aged enough. I love the style but my first attempt was not a success thats for sure.
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Yep. A Wee is definitely a winter sipping beer. Your timing is just right.

 
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Old 08-08-2008, 03:42 AM   #5
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Yep. A Wee is definitely a winter sipping beer. Your timing is just right.
You got that right. A good Wee Heavy is the best malt oriented beer out there if you ask me though.
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Old 08-08-2008, 03:59 AM   #6
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Can you share your OG and FG for it?
OG 1.086, FG 1.022. I posted awhile back that I didn't do well on adjusting for the additional sweetness with an FG that high; it was expected as 1.023 was the estimated FG in Brew Smith. I didn't pay attention to the "bitterness ratio" -- I think I'm going to like it okay, but I think it would be better had I used a higher IBU target.

I brewed March 1st and was aiming for Dec/Jan/Feb drinking; think this will work out?

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