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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #15 on: April 25, 2011, 02:17:18 PM »
4 weeks is my quickie so far after 9 or so beers made
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2011, 02:37:29 PM »
I have gone from grain to glass in 8 days for a mild.  A big dose of flocculant yeast is one thing you want, but Drew knows that.  Keg on day 7 and force carbonate. 
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #17 on: April 25, 2011, 02:51:13 PM »
I've made a Pale Ale on Sunday and served it the next Saturday.  If you have enough yeast it should be no problem.
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2011, 03:29:23 PM »
Just so everyone doesn't think I'm completely mad. One of the best beers I've had was done by MB Raines (aka the Beer Diva) and was an Irish Dry Stout that was kegged and served on the 4th day.
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #19 on: April 25, 2011, 05:33:30 PM »
Just make sure you are not first. After 10 or 12 samples who cares what it taste like :D :D
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #20 on: April 25, 2011, 11:18:46 PM »
Just so everyone doesn't think I'm completely mad. One of the best beers I've had was done by MB Raines (aka the Beer Diva) and was an Irish Dry Stout that was kegged and served on the 4th day.
Did she ever share the recipe?
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #21 on: April 26, 2011, 07:32:16 AM »
Fermented for 5, crash cooled two more, filtered and force carbonated day 7, tapping day 8. IPA. The hoppy beers taste good green. It wasn't perfectly clear, but it was presentable and tasted very good.
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #22 on: April 26, 2011, 08:09:30 AM »
Fermented for 5, crash cooled two more, filtered and force carbonated day 7, tapping day 8. IPA. The hoppy beers taste good green. It wasn't perfectly clear, but it was presentable and tasted very good.

I did an American Wheat in 6 days tun to tap last year for our Oktoberfest.  It must have been good, the keg kicked around 11:30.  Cloudy is expected in a wheat so I didn't even have to clear it.

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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #23 on: April 26, 2011, 08:14:00 AM »
9 days! It was my 1st AG batch back in 2002. (Has it really been that long?) It was supposed to be a basic Pale Ale that I wanted to take on a Trip to Corpus Christy to see my family.  I mistakenly over-hopped and to this day it was one of the best beers I've ever made.  I've tried to recreate the beer twice since with no luck.  I have the grain bill but I don't have the hop schedule, yeast strain,  or the a.a.'s.  :'(
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #24 on: April 26, 2011, 08:16:27 AM »
Did she ever share the recipe?

She must have since she presented it at a club meeting but I forgot to take notes!
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #25 on: April 26, 2011, 08:19:39 AM »
My fastest is three weeks from kettle to serving glass but I haven't tried to accelerate it beyond that.
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #26 on: April 26, 2011, 08:23:08 AM »
I think my record is 10 days brewing to serving on a batch of Rye IPA.
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #27 on: April 26, 2011, 03:15:15 PM »
...The hoppy beers taste good green...

Not if there is wicked diacetyl!  I crashed a gallon of IPA only 9 days old and hit it with gelatin then force carbed 1 gallon in 2 liter bottles.  Yuck.  Wicked diacetyl!  I used US-05 as always.  Thinking I may add 1056 or 001 to my ranch...

As to the fastest successful turn around, also a dark mild.  It was 10 days to the glass.  May have been 8.  I don't have my records handy.  It was clear and tasty.
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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #28 on: April 28, 2011, 07:58:51 PM »
I do a quick pale wheat in 7-10 days... it's always been great to me and friends but a judge did detect a tiny bit of diacetyl in the competition I entered it into.  Must be below my taste threshold.

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Re: Fastest Turnaround Time?
« Reply #29 on: April 28, 2011, 10:12:54 PM »
I've taken a wizz while drinking a beer at the same time. How's that for fast turn around? ;D
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