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Old 03-28-2009, 12:46 AM   #1
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Hi,

a friend of mine just made a new batch of beer, after two weeks on the bottle the beer is smelling like green grapes (I can't find a better description for it). The beer is also very turbid, but I guess its because he moved the carboy while bottling so a lot of sediment got into the bottles.

Is this taste a possible infection or is it from the yeast cake that got into the bottles?

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Old 03-28-2009, 12:51 AM   #2
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Two weeks is pretty early it may just be a green (young) taste. If it fades with time it was probably just green. As for the yeast it should settle with time as well.


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Old 03-28-2009, 12:59 AM   #3
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Probably just too early. What kind of beer is it? I have read that wits/hefes/big belg ales can give off that kind of smell.

 
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Old 03-28-2009, 01:02 AM   #4
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yeah, it is supposedly a trappist-like beer. The instructions on the kit said to let the beer mature for two months, but he was too excited to wait all this time

 
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Old 03-28-2009, 01:34 AM   #5
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Oyeah, more time, walk away.



 
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