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The time for when a beer is ready to drink is process and recipe dependent. The beauty of kegging is that you'll see how the beer changes with a short pour everyday. Most of my beers go from fermentor to keg and I slowly carbonate. Takes a couple days, maybe a full week for full on carbonation. But they pretty much taste great at that point. Changes ...


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Carbonating and Aging are two diferent things. Aging depends on the beer style this is to make the flavors be more consistent or mantain the foam or some other things. for example if you brew an IPA: Brew Ferment 2 weeks Keg 4 days Carbonate and Cold Crash (gelatin) Drink Asap With a Imperial Stout: Brew Ferment 2 weeks Cold crash 2 weeks Age 2 Months ...


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The safest way is to force carb is to plug it in at serving pressure (12 psi for most styles) and refridgerate at the same time, leave it undisturbed for 5-7 days. This will also fine your beer with a cold crash, first couple pints will have murk but clear from there. This will shave a week off your normal brew to serve time over bottle conditioning. When ...



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