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    Is it lacto/pedio infection?

    I will try to investigate what that jelly fish is. What kind of brewing system do you use for 1 gallon batches?
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    Is it lacto/pedio infection?

    I have the same situation. 10 days after bottling I put 2 beer bottles into frige refrigerator. One bottle was coudy, other was clear, but after I took it out from refrigirator both were cloudy. Beer is clearly infected, carbobation was not yet too high, but it have sour smell and taste. I...
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    Is it lacto/pedio infection?

    I checked bottles closer, it seems bottles are not clear and have something like bacterial colony. I know wheat beer shouldn't be clear, but clump seems connected and it floats like jellyfish 😁 it does not fall down even when refrigerated. First time I see such jellyfish floating in a bottle...
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    Is it lacto/pedio infection?

    I bought new bottles, I rinsed it with hot water and then rinsed starsan and put on bottling rack. There were issue with carb drops, I put package into starsan sollution for soaking few mins, but when I opened package it had some water inside which means package was not tightly sealed. So a lot...
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    Is it lacto/pedio infection?

    I brewed miunchen wheat beer and bottled one week ago. I used carb drops to each bottle for carbonisation. I checked bottles yesterday, all bottles have few mm white yeast cake on the bottom and it seems all of them also have white film on top. I put one bottle into fridge and tasted it few...
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    How much campden?

    I live in Europe, I have my own pump from underground water source. Water seems very clear and does not have any strange taste or smell. Is it possible to detect chlorine/cloramine from taste/smell? I will try to send water sample to a lab. You mean I shouldn't worry abkut wild yeast in water...
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    How much campden?

    Thank you for your reply! It is more clear now how to remove chlorine from water before boiling it. But in addition in fermenter I will mix wort + cold tap water that was not boiled before. I am afraid that tap water might have some wild yeast, so it would probably be good idea to boil water and...
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    How much campden?

    I want to brew malt + extract beer. I will boil about 10 liters of wort and then I will mix it with extra 10 liters of cold water. I don't want to boil that extra 10 liters if water the day before brew, so I wonder could I use campden to kill all yeast that water might have. How many grams of...
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