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Old 09-22-2012, 08:08 PM   #1
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Default Clear/White slimy strings floating in suspension?

Hey guys - I am going thorough all of my stored homebrew kegs (10+) and I've found that a lot of them have these white, slimy strings floating in them. They look great on the surface and taste no different, but when you look in a poured glass, it's pretty apparent there's some stuff floating in there.
Any idea what it could be?

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Old 09-22-2012, 09:50 PM   #2
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It's an infection (lacto, I think?) called "rope."
http://www.brewerslair.com/index.php...&id=&v=&term=4

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Old 09-22-2012, 09:58 PM   #3
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That sounds right.

The interesting thing is it seems to be the worst for the first beer and almost nonpresent in 4th or 5th beer

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