The invasion and multiplication of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites that are not normally present within the body of living organisms. Yeast can become infected with a virus, bacteria infected with a phage, Beer and Wine being non-living beverages can only become contaminated. ...
Last week I started a cherry mead and discovered yesterday that it had turned to vinegar (and not even nice-tasting cherry-flavoured vinegar - it smelled and tasted awful, though the colour was ...
Is Starsan effective against yeast? After resuming homebrewing again after a 2 year break, I started having pellicle appearing on my starters (after fermentation had completed), which has now spread ...
Picture of Infection This is my first all-grain batch and unfortunately it has developed some kind of growth. It didn't smell like death, actually smelled pretty good, and the samples I have been ...