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Old 10-06-2012, 01:36 AM   #1
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I have a brown ale that been in the keg for a few weeks. It turned out great. My kegs almost empty and it has had a bitter taste for the last few days. Does anyone have input?

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Old 10-06-2012, 01:42 AM   #2
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:43 AM   #3
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What?

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Old 10-06-2012, 01:48 AM   #4
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U tasting yeast. That's my thought.

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Old 10-06-2012, 01:53 AM   #5
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Is there a way to fix that on the next batch

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Old 10-06-2012, 01:59 AM   #7
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If it's been great until the end of the keg, then it's got to be something going on with the lines/tap. I mean, the keg has been sitting for a long time, so yeast would not be an issue. But if most of the keg is gone, and the beer has an harshness now, I'd think that some of the flavors have melded (allowing any off-flavors to be more appearant) or the kegging gear itself is to blame.

Did this just start, as the keg cleared up?

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It just started a couple of days ago. I Havnt had issues with other batches. Maybe I allowed too much trub into my keg?

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It just started a couple of days ago. I Havnt had issues with other batches. Maybe I allowed too much trub into my keg?
No. That can't be it. The trub settles, and in a cold environment, autolysis isn't a concernt.

I just wonder if aging isn't a good thing for this particular beer?
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If not yeast maybe oxidation ? What sitting for too long has to do with yeast being eliminated from equation ?
To OP if this never happened to other batches maybe it's just ur line. How long did u have this beer in a keg for ?

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