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Old 10-22-2008, 03:18 PM   #1
Oct 2008
Lake Bluff, Illinois
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I made a hoppy american red saturday, and the krausen looked fairly normal for a while, but now that it is settling down, it has a weird green tint to it and the bubbles are shiny and almost soap-looking.

Is this something that happens in hoppy beers? i can't compare it to my imperial IPA, because that has leaf hops floating on top of it dry-hopping and the krausen isnt really visible


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Old 10-22-2008, 03:20 PM   #2
Tastes like butterdirt
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St Louis MO
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Most likely it is just hop residue. This tends to happen especially if you use pellets. You are probably fine, but a pic would help.

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