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Old 02-07-2012, 06:34 AM   #1
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I noticed today that there is a clear film on top of my brown ale is secondary. Any ideas on what it might be?



 
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Old 02-07-2012, 07:05 AM   #2
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Any pictures? Is it scummy or oily? It may be an infection or it may just be hop resin.


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Old 02-07-2012, 08:49 PM   #3
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It is just like a clear plasticky looking film on top. Hard to get a picture of.

 
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:20 PM   #4
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If it is a bit rainbow looking,it might just be hop oils. It'd be easier if you had a pic.
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