Author Topic: Nice find  (Read 1473 times)

Offline tygo

  • I spend way too much time on the AHA forum
  • ********
  • Posts: 2622
  • Sterling, VA
Nice find
« on: January 04, 2010, 12:44:59 pm »
Was getting ready to bottle today, first time in the new house and was going through the taped up boxes that I was under the assumption contained my bottles.  Well, it did, in addition to 5 RyePAs that I brewed almost 3 years ago today and which I didn't realize I had.  Guess I have some homebrews to drink while bottling today after all.  They still taste pretty good.  No real hop aroma left and they're showing their age a bit but still a really nice brew to enjoy while doing homebrewing activities  ;D
Wort Hogs

Offline dean

  • Brewmaster
  • *****
  • Posts: 922
  • Me and Hayden, my newest grandson.
Re: Nice find
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2010, 10:10:08 am »
 8)  Thats cool, wish that would happen to me at least once in a while but since I keg almost everything now I never find anything leftover.   ::)  :D  I do need to make a few batches ahead again so I don't get caught in another dry spell. 

Offline Jeff Renner

  • Cellarman
  • **
  • Posts: 66
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Re: Nice find
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2010, 04:57:56 pm »
I seldom bottle, but I do for strong beers, and I always put away a sixer for tasting over the next few years.  It is a good way to educate yourself on what happens to beer as it ages in bottles.
AHA Member since 1980, Life Member
Ann Arbor Brewers Guild charter member (1986)
AHA Governing Committee (2002 - 2011)
BJCP since 1991, National
"One never knows, do one?"  Fats Waller, American Musician, 1904-1943

Offline babalu87

  • Brewmaster
  • *****
  • Posts: 831
  • Grand Brewbah
Re: Nice find
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2010, 05:13:21 pm »
I found some Porter I brewed 10+ years earlier when I got back into brewing again.
A bit oxidized but certainly drinkable.
It was my first all grain brew as well.

On draught:
IIPA, Stout, Hefeweizen, Hallertau Pale Ale, Bitter

Hefeweizen,Berliner Weisse, Mead