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Old 06-08-2008, 05:04 AM   #1
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I'm brewing the first batch and was wondering how do you know when it is infected? There is some funky smells coming from it. Now granted, I spilled a little wort when I took the OG and failed to clean it up (I'm on crutches, give me a break) so the infection could be coming from there. But how do you know for certain that a batch is infected? I'm not too worried about my beer, it looks fine but any feedback on this would be great.



 
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Old 06-08-2008, 05:12 AM   #2
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fermentation always smells funky. your beer is fine.

you'll know its infected when you taste it in 3 weeks and it tastes like vinegar.

don't worry, its not likely


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Old 06-08-2008, 05:33 AM   #3
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(Relax don't worry have a store bought beer because it's your first home brew and you don't have any home brew to drink)




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Old 06-08-2008, 07:13 AM   #4
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Oh, you'll know. Sulfur/eggs/bready/tart pungent aroma = all good. Wet animal/vinegar/wet car aroma = bad.
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