My impression is that ales are typically best drunk within a couple weeks of brew day. It's my experience that letting them age in the bottles for 2-3 months yields the best beer, both improving body, ...
How fast does beer skunk, in the bottle or out? I have heard people claim their IPA gets skunky in the glass as they drink it on the sunny patio. I have also left a sixer of beer on a shelf on my ...
I recently brewed an oatmeal stout that has distinct bacon notes to it, both in the nose and in the flavor. What could be causing these flavors? This bacon-ness isn't disagreeable; it's actually ...
Background: I've purchased some lovely dark roasted oak chips that I plan on soaking in bourbon and using to flavor an Irish Red. Friends of mine who have seasoned their beer on oak chips claim that ...