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Old 12-14-2011, 12:38 AM   #1
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Default Had my first infection

Went to Bottle a cider yesterday and found it had a pellicle on it. It was 8 months old and 0.998. Had an obvious Brett flavor to it. I bottled it. Tastes 'OK', not what you expect from a cider. It was only 24 bottles.

Not sure what caused it. I have used a similar fermenter for an all-brett cider before, and it might have been the same container. I've tossed it now. I have recently started writing an S on the side of any plastics that have been used for Bretts or Sours.

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Old 12-14-2011, 12:46 AM   #2
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was it pressed apples, or apple juice, sounds like an impurity, or wild yeast on the skins of the apples, brett has funky properties sounds like a perfect brett bomb!!!!

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