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Old 11-20-2011, 11:06 PM   #1
Craigweiser
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May 2011
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Brewed a Kentucky breakfast stout nearly 3 months ago at 8-9% abv. Took a sample from secondary via thief last week. Saw bubbles on the top of the beer. Does this look like bacteria or wild yeast contamination?
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:15 PM   #2
day_trippr
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Stow, MA
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The photo isn't the best to diagnose such matters, but assuming the greenish floaty things are dry hops (on a stout?) it doesn't look really look like a classic pellicle from here.

How did the sample smell/taste?

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Old 11-21-2011, 12:06 AM   #3
Mongrel
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What yeast did you use? I've had Nottingham do that, it just wouldn't drop.

 
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