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Old 09-15-2010, 12:17 AM   #1
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Default Smells like rotten shrimp.

About to bottle my scottish ale and it smells like rotten shrimp. I've attached a picture of what it looks like in the primary.

Infection? Advice?


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Old 09-15-2010, 12:18 AM   #2
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i'm no expert, but sounds/looks like infection to me
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Old 09-15-2010, 12:30 AM   #3
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Bottle it. Sell it as Gulf Shrimp Ale.

You'll make a mint!

Seriously, it's hard to tell from that picture. But a smell like that doesn't bode well. But heck, if it's a heavy beer, you could bottle and age it for like a year and see what happens.
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