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Old 08-16-2008, 04:27 PM   #1
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Default What do you consider GREEN beer?

Obviously the answer varies depending on style, but say an average ale?

I don't ever touch anything less than 4 weeks old, and it's usually more like 5-6 wks before I start to drink it. It's hard to wait as long as I should though, especially since IPA (my favorite style) really starts to peak at about 6 months!

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Old 08-16-2008, 04:40 PM   #2
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It depends on style.

I'll be suppin' my mild as soon as it settles and is force carbed. 10 - 20 days

Other normal beers I won't touch for 2-3 months.

Have a beer on me.
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Old 08-16-2008, 05:56 PM   #3
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An average 5-6% homebrew? Six to eight weeks. I rarely put anything on tap before 3 months.
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6-8 weeks for most of the beers I brew. Sometimes I wish I had waited longer. Every beer that I tap tastes good, but after a month or so they get even better.
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The stuff they serve on St. Patty's

Sorry couldn't resist.

30 Gallons - Malty Moe APA
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