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Offline jyost

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Keg sour
« on: June 02, 2017, 08:54:22 AM »
I brewed a brown ale seven  months ago Keg number one was tapped and used over that period, no problem. Keg number two was tapped today and is sour. I  think maybe there was a sour yeast used in that keg previously.  does anyone have any other suggestions.


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Re: Keg sour
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2017, 02:26:10 PM »
Greetings jyost - my first question is: do you believe the suspected previous yeast was a brett or something along that line of bacteria?  If so, and the beer is drinkable, either enjoy it or you can possibly blend it with a lighter beer, say a helles or something.  If it's not drinkable, then......

Personally, I hate sour beers.  So I would follow my second suggestion and chalk it off for experience.  :P


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Re: Keg sour
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 03:10:03 PM »
Did a red with some buddies, and one of the Einsteins popped the bung to take a sample...Turned the whole 55 gallons into nail polish remover...Always "nail" a keg to prevent outside contaminants.
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