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Old 02-13-2012, 09:29 PM   #11
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You probably have a ton of yeast byproducts in there from the spike in temp. They'll clean up a lot of it. Good idea on locking it away for a while, preferably in the 60's, and forgetting about it.


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Old 02-13-2012, 09:33 PM   #12
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I checked yesterday and:

sg @ 1030
Smells great
Tastes like sewage.

I'm going to put it out of sight for three weeks and check again. Thanks for the help, Folks.
Yeah, don't do that. I don't care if your temps were pefect. 3 day old beer almost always tastes like sewage. Yeast make a big mess of things in the first week and then they come back in like good little doozers and sweep up all their garbage. Your beer will be fine.
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