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  1. C

    Beer came out wrong

    I just tapped my corny keg of lager and it came out all muddy and it tastes weird. I used the craft a brew light lager 5 gallon kit, which I’ve bottled before and it came out great. The beer looked good when I transferred it from the fermenter to the keg a week ago. I set it to 10 psi and last I...
  2. R

    I've never had an infection, plz help confirm. TIA

    So the last few batches i've noticed an odd taste that I had likened to 'chewing on a hop pellet'. This taste got progressively worse and the last 2 batches the fermentation would just go on and on (little teeny tiny bubbles for weeks). I just dumped my second batch, but this time I looked at...
  3. Alaska_Mat

    Is this Infected

    Hello I have to ask if my beer looks like it's going bad? I did my research and all the different pictures really have me confused. Attached are 2 pictures. Looking for any advice. This is my first batch ever made. Mathew Alaska
  4. D

    Does this look ok???

    Hi all, More noob questions (sorry) started my 2nd extract brew last week using mango jacks American pale ale. I’ve done my first test for the SPG before I add the hops. It’s not where it needs to be yet but, the sample I took has a lot of floaty bits in that I don’t remember seeing in my first...
  5. JAReeves

    Find the Bug!

    Okay, Community, here goes. The last two batches I have made (1 lager, 1 APA) both have come down with the same off flavor. Dull, cardboardey, faintly metallic, essentially nasty. Lagering does not help. I poured the lager into the garden after almost 6 weeks of no change, but the APA is new...
  6. N

    Help - Is this an infected batch?

    Hi Homebrewers - so I’ve finally dusted off the equipment I’ve had stored for years to try out my first 5 gallon batch. Took the easy route and picked up one of the Coopers IPA kits where you just need to add DME and pitch the yeast. Got to thinking that this was too easy so I harvested some...