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Infection?

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captaincleanoff

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Sorry to start the old "is this an infection" thread.. but I have never had one in 6 years, and have never seen this on my beer either.

Dr Smurtos golden ale.. I've dry hopped it but it had this stuff on it even before then.. Looks like a greyish mold.. Used 05

 

fcmcg

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Have you tasted it ?
If it smells or tasted like arse ( not that i know what arse tatses like, but i know what it can smell like ) ..tip it...
Otherwise , if you keg ...and it tates okay...keg most of it , leaving the top litre or 2 behind and drink quikly !
This is, of course, in my very humble opinion....
Some people choose to never drink crap beer....
 

Pennywise

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Looks like an infection to me. Agree with above
 

Nick JD

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Pour some from the tap and taste it. If the last drip from the tap is kinda gooey - it's aceto, and it'll have a sharp, metallic, acidic taste.

But that looks like the start of lacto - and there might be a hint of tartness in the beer - but as long as you get it into a oxygen-free, cold place it'll not get worse.

Lacto got in when you opened it - probably from your breath.
 

wombil

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G'Day Cap'n,
I have had it worse than this.just syphoned out and left the last bit on top.Beer was ok.
 

raven19

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Definately get it into a keg and carbed asap then drink.

That looks bad.
 

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