My first batch

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My first batch

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My first batch is ready for drinkin'. Seems like it's been forever!
It's not too bad. Slight cidery flavor but it's not overpowering at all.
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It looks delicious!

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How long did you let it ferment? Did you do primary only, or secondary too?
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Congrats on a nice pour. Looks very clear.

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XXXXX wrote:How long did you let it ferment? Did you do primary only, or secondary too?
I fermented in primary for about two and a half weeks and racked it to the keg. No secondary. Carbonated at 12psi for 1 week.
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Sixstring78 wrote:
XXXXX wrote:How long did you let it ferment? Did you do primary only, or secondary too?
I fermented in primary for about two and a half weeks and racked it to the keg. No secondary. Carbonated at 12psi for 1 week.
Have you had the chance to let a beer ferment for a month or more? I have an IPA that has been in primary since February; I'm about to find out if it's true what they say: that allowing a long primary makes for delicious beer that is free of cidery/off flavours.
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XXXXX wrote: Have you had the chance to let a beer ferment for a month or more? I have an IPA that has been in primary since February; I'm about to find out if it's true what they say: that allowing a long primary makes for delicious beer that is free of cidery/off flavours.
No I haven't yet. I have my second batch that's at two and half weeks in primary and I'm itching to keg it. lol I still have some of my first batch left, and am noticing that it is getting better as time goes by.
I should try and make a 10 gallon batch so that I have enough in reserve to be able to let my next batch stay in primary for a month.
Is it normal to be hooked on homebrewing after 1 batch and can't wait to try the stuff? LOL
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Yes you must brew ahead of yourself to always have beer on tap. It takes some time to get the brewing, kegging, beer on tap groove down. I was hooked on homebrewing after I drank a bunch of a friends homebrew! LOL So I would say if you made homebrew once your addicted!

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