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Old 03-26-2008, 02:04 AM   #1
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Hi guys, I had brewed Cooper's Australian Pale Ale and it comes to me that there is a slight sour flavour in the beer. Not very much, but still when I drink it, I can taste a little sour taste.

Any idea where I went wrong? Improper sanitization?

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How long since it was bottled? It may just be green. I had a similar issue (tart, green apple flavor) with my last batch and time should resolve the issue, hopefully.

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It's about 3 weeks in the bottle. I didn't taste it, only my friends did. And they say it was very slight sourish taste.

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Possibly green, possibly contaminated. The former if it gets better, the latter if it gets worse.

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It's about 3 weeks in the bottle. I didn't taste it, only my friends did. And they say it was very slight sourish taste.
Is it sour or bitter? What type of beer is it?
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Is it sour or bitter? What type of beer is it?
They said it was sour. I didn't taste any off-flavours myself. I felt that there wasn't enough bitterness but overall it was okay.

I just hope that it is because it is green.
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