6 yr old pliny homebrew

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6 yr old pliny homebrew

Post by speed » Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:45 pm

i know you aren't supposed to age this beer this long but i found a couple of these in the basement tonight andthought what the hell i'm going to throw it in the freezer for awhile and cool it down. amazing, i thought the hops would be gone but this isn't the case, they are still there and has a nice malty backbone, can't taste any oxidation, hoppy nose. for a beer this old i am totally impressed. too bad there is only a couple left
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Re: 6 yr old pliny homebrew

Post by alewife » Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:49 pm

I had a similar experience last year with a big Belgian beer, a sort of clone for Affligem's Noel. I found a couple bottles from 7 years ago stashed way in the back of the coolest closet on the north side of our house. Decided to try it, and whoa!!! :D It was just spectacular, full of flavor, smooth and delicioso. What a treat! 8) Makes you want to plan a batch to age that long, but I just don't have the room to put down that many bottles... oh well....
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Re: 6 yr old pliny homebrew

Post by tookalisten » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:20 am

That is a nice find. I too wish I could put some back that long; have to hide them from myself I guess.
We need a storage room like Greg.
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Re: 6 yr old pliny homebrew

Post by alewife » Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:23 am

tookalisten wrote: We need a storage room like Greg.
You got that right! :wink:
On Deck: Irish Heavy, Mother Bunch's Holiday Porter, Dobby's Magic (like Mad Elf)

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Conditioning:

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Cellared: Hardly Cider (2016)

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Re: 6 yr old pliny homebrew

Post by MaltnHopsrGood » Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:05 pm

The oldest beer that I've found tucked away was a little over a year. It was a sweet stout and it was phenomenal!
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Keg #1: Dark Chocolate Stout
Keg #2: Bourbon Barrel Stout
Keg #3: Nothing
Keg #4: Nothing
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Re: 6 yr old pliny homebrew

Post by turbo_ale » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:37 pm

I just had my last bottle of my Foreign Extra Stout #39, which was made last March, much better now than it ever was. Very impressed, so much better than the stouts you get in micro breweries.
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