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Old 02-19-2013, 06:11 PM   #1
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I went out to the garage today to dry hop my latest batch and found the airlock had somehow fallen off and the following (pictures below) floating on a thin layer on the top. Is it infected? Am I screwed? What should I do?
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:16 PM   #2
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That does look a little suspect. How long has it been in the fermentor? I'd pull out a little sample and see how it tastes.

 
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:49 PM   #3
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It's been in there about four weeks total. That said, I checked it last week and everything looked fine.

 
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:27 PM   #4
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Pull a sample and see how it tastes. If it tastes fine, let it ride. If it's starting to go funky or sour, then consume it quickly
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:19 AM   #5
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Fascinating. I haven't seen a pellicle like that before, but that sure looks like bug tracks...

 
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:56 AM   #6
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Doesn't look appealing, but let us know how it tastes.
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