Priming Question

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  1. Brewer #224226

    Brewer #224226 New Member

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    So - my first two batches have been priming for 2 weeks now. Tried one bottle of each. The first back that I made - tastes "drinkable" - I don't know that I would win any prizes - but ok for my first attempt. 2nd one - tasted like my feet :-( Well, maybe not that bad - but more than likely - I will be dumping that one out. Question though - is two weeks long enough for bottle priming or should I give it another week? Most websites seem to indicate 2 weeks. Thanks!
     
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    For most beers, 2 weeks at 70 degrees F is adequate. This is for carbonation. More time will be required at lower temperatures and often for high gravity beers. Beers that have been bulk aged may need yeast added at bottling time. Many beers may require more time for flavor development.
     
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    What type of beers are they? I had a batch of Brown ale that took 6-8 weeks to be good to drink, it carb'ed up in 2-3 weeks but didn't taste good for a long time. If you don't need the bottles keep it don't dump it.
     

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