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Old 01-21-2007, 05:31 PM   #1
Jan 2007
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I bottled my American Light yesterday and while bottling i tasted it, it had a little bit of an apple flavor at the was odd. What caused this? What can i do to prevent it? Is it too late to fix it? I Cracked one open today, and the apple flavor was even more noticeable. It's not going to get worse is it?

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Old 01-21-2007, 05:35 PM   #2
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Acetaldehyde - green apples or fresh cut pumpkin. Should go away. Needs more conditioning time.
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