Contaminated? - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Contaminated?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-20-2011, 11:06 PM   #1
Craigweiser
Recipes 
 
May 2011
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Posts: 53


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?


Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1222309801.jpg
Views:	1441
Size:	20.8 KB
ID:	38786  

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2011, 11:15 PM   #2
day_trippr
Recipes 
 
May 2011
Stow, MA
Posts: 16,886
Liked 2837 Times on 2125 Posts


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?

Cheers!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2011, 12:06 AM   #3
Mongrel
Recipes 
 
Oct 2010
Sisters, Oregon
Posts: 1,745
Liked 238 Times on 149 Posts


What yeast did you use? I've had Nottingham do that, it just wouldn't drop.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools



Forum Jump