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> Beer has sour/cider taste after bottling
mikegmi2
post Feb 11 2015, 09:40 AM
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I made a porter, which tasted exactly as I wanted after the primary was finished. Sanitized everything, bottled, waited 2 weeks, cracked one open, and the beer tastes completely different than before I bottled. It has a sour/cidery taste.

I used Wyeast 1187. Is this just due to the yeast? Or did I get an infection via my bottling equipment? I hadent brewed in around 2 years so maybe some wild yeast or bacteria got into the bottling bucket spigot or racking cane?
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post Feb 11 2015, 06:45 PM
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Sour...I would bet an infection. Give your bottles another week or 2 and taste again. If you have an infection that sour taste will likely get much stronger.
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