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Old 08-08-2012, 01:12 AM   #1
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Default Finished beer black haze.

I have a finished wheat beer that's have been storing post secondary at about 70 degrees in a dark room for about a week till I have an open keg. It seems to have developed a dark (blackish) haze on top of the beer about and inch thick. Any clues? It doesn't have a off smell or any type of bacteria growth.

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Old 08-08-2012, 02:50 AM   #2
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pictures, please

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Old 08-08-2012, 03:42 PM   #3
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Mildew is black,I wonder? How's it smell & taste?
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Old 08-08-2012, 03:46 PM   #4
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Yeah, pics of that would be great, never even heard of a black haze.

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Old 08-08-2012, 05:45 PM   #5
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It smells fine. The haze will also move with the liquid if rocked and it almost appears as if there is a little separation. Protein related Possibly

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Old 08-08-2012, 05:48 PM   #6
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That's just clear beer. The yeast is settling out, wouldn't worry about it. (betcha that "layer" gets thicker the longer it sits)

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Old 08-08-2012, 05:54 PM   #7
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That's just clear beer. The yeast is settling out, wouldn't worry about it. (betcha that "layer" gets thicker the longer it sits)
+1. Put that thing in a fridge (cold crash) and it'll really clear up.
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Old 08-08-2012, 06:17 PM   #8
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It smells fine. The haze appears to have separated from the rest of the batch ( looks like a black and tan). The haze also moves with the beer if you rock it. Protein issue maybe?

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Old 08-08-2012, 06:19 PM   #9
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That's what a buddy of mine said. I doubted him. He was right. Thanks guys.

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Cold Crash it

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