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Old 09-13-2012, 08:38 PM   #721
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I still bottled it. What's the worst that can happen, right?
Death.


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Old 09-14-2012, 05:12 PM   #722
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Paranoid question I know. But yeast has been in there for a week now and Primary fermentation has ended two-three days ago. Just yesterday little groups of bubbles began to form on the top of the beer. Today I look and they have multiplied. No discoloration that I can see, no film on top. Is this the beginning of an infection? Or, should I just not look at it again and save myself the hassle of worrying?

I had to brighten the pictures so you can see them better*

*Also, the really gunky stuff in the photo is the dried foam, stuck to the side of the carboy.*

This is my first batch so I don't know what to expect.


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Old 09-14-2012, 05:58 PM   #723
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uh, oh those are death bubbles. jk looks normal
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:57 PM   #724
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Thanks for your honesty!
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Old 09-17-2012, 03:01 PM   #725
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Looks like my pumpkin porter is infected. I have 10 gallons split between two carboys. They both had a little bit of a sour tasted when I moved them, but only one has signs of a infection. Does anyone know what this is and if I will be able to save the beer? The bottom photo is the one with no signs of infection.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:26 AM   #726
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I racked my first SMASH (MO & Amarillo) into a keg for secondary after the primary fermentation of about 2 weeks. It looked fine when I racked it 6 days ago but it did have a funny smell i couldn't put my finger on, it fermented a bit warm also maybe about 66-70. The smell was like sweaty socks maybe? Anyways when i racked to the keg a week ago I added 1 oz of Amarillo dry hops in a mesh nylon reusable bag i usually use for straining wort from brew pot to carboy. I cleaned it good and soaked it in star-san prior to adding the amarillo dry hops. Today I was going to chill the keg and carb it up and let it sit in the kegerator for a few weeks. Because of the smell a week ago something told me to open and look at it first and this is what i see.
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:58 AM   #727
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Appears to be lacto I think..

Keep it chilled and drink it fast is the best suggestion.
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:24 AM   #728
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And be sure to clean your lines and everything else that touched that beer. You don't wanna infect your whole set up.
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:52 AM   #729
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Thanks guys... keeping calm and will brew on.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:21 PM   #730
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Default Anyone ever seen something like this?

I had four batches all get the same infection. All looked like this after 2 weeks. The beers were brewed on different days, but all were left in the basement to ferment. We just moved into this house, so I had never fermented in this particular basement. Been brewing for 5 yrs and never had anything like this. I am pretty consistent with sanitation. I only just noticed the bugs in the airlocks today. I am at a loss (first time posting on the forum so apologies if this is in the wrong place).

(the "beer" tastes like hell so no chance to salvage)


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