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Old 11-26-2008, 06:30 PM   #1
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I have a party in about 15 days that has dramatically grown in size. Like 3x !

So, I thought I'd brew some more yummy beer.

My top 3, given the time frame, are

BM 10dr and Done ( Mild )
EdWort's Haus Ale
BM Centennial Blonde.

These will be force carbed @ 40.

Other than the 10dr and done, opinions on the other two being drinkable by others in that time ? (Yes, I've read the sticky ).

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Old 11-26-2008, 06:40 PM   #2
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I've done Ed's Haus in that amount of time.10 days in primary, cold crashed for 2 days, 2 days carb at 30, then dropped to 12 to serve. Haven't had any issues with it tasted great plus nice and clear.
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:40 PM   #3
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10dr and mild, or a hefeweizen.
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:45 PM   #4
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I would recommend a few cases of Coors, and a few 6 packs of Rogue, Stone, and New Belguim.
Perhaps you could throw in a few 12 packs of PBR.

Seriously...you CAN get a heffe, or a Mild together, but those have never proven to be a huge croud pleaser in my circles.
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Old 11-27-2008, 05:13 PM   #6
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Pitch a BIG yeast starter, twice as much as you normally do. This will make sure that the ferment takes off and gets the attenuation done in a few days, which will leave the rest of the time for cleaning up diacetal, etc.

+1 on the wheat, that guy is made for fresh drinking. Hoppier beers are going to be a little green (excuse the pun) by that time, but the lower abv english milds and scottish 60/- might be good enough.
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Old 11-28-2008, 05:57 AM   #7
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Belgian Wit.... no need to clear it up, it tastes good, and is fruity for all the ladies...
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Old 11-28-2008, 02:06 PM   #8
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I wouldn't serve 14 day old beer. You have a decent showing of homebrew already. Fill it in with commercial.
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Old 11-28-2008, 04:08 PM   #9
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I brewed EdWort's Haus Pale on 11/7 and served it on Thanksgiving, and everyone was very pleased with it. It was my first AG, to boot and bottled, not kegged.

.02 from a newbie.

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Old 11-28-2008, 11:37 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Cascadie View Post
I brewed EdWort's Haus Pale on 11/7 and served it on Thanksgiving, and everyone was very pleased with it. It was my first AG, to boot and bottled, not kegged.

.02 from a newbie.

Hopefully you have some left, that way you can see in a couple of weeks how much better that beer will become with the appropriate time to age...

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