What should I do with this tasty BEER?

Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:31 pm

so, i have 5 gallons of a hoppy wheat ale sitting in a carboy that i brewed about a year and three months ago. the airlock ran dry about 3 months in. what should i do with it?
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Re: What should I do with this tasty BEER?

Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:43 pm

MaltySmoOTH wrote:so, i have 5 gallons of a hoppy wheat ale sitting in a carboy that i brewed about a year and three months ago. the airlock ran dry about 3 months in. what should i do with it?

Package it.
Drink it.
Or not...
Should be a decent exampke of autolosis and othsr yuck yuck.
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Re: What should I do with this tasty BEER?

Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:57 am

Taste it.
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Re: What should I do with this tasty BEER?

Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:02 pm

If it still tastes good, just package and carbonate it and drink it.
Maybe throw in some dry hops for a week before doing so? It's not like you're in a rush at this point.
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Re: What should I do with this tasty BEER?

Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:24 pm

BDawg wrote:If it still tastes good, just package and carbonate it and drink it.
It's not like you're in a rush at this point.


Good point Bdawg.
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Sat Jan 30, 2016 4:46 pm

What is the gravity? If some sugars left behind, you could pitch some Brett..........Be cautious though. Do some research.

Or, distill it :)
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Re: What should I do with this tasty BEER?

Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:29 pm

BDawg wrote:If it still tastes good, just package and carbonate it and drink it.
Maybe throw in some dry hops for a week before doing so? It's not like you're in a rush at this point.


This^^^^^^^.

If it tastes old and oxidized, then dump it. It's only beer.
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Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:20 am

brewinhard wrote:
BDawg wrote:If it still tastes good, just package and carbonate it and drink it.
Maybe throw in some dry hops for a week before doing so? It's not like you're in a rush at this point.


This^^^^^^^.

If it tastes old and oxidized, then dump it. It's only beer.

It's only beer?
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