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 ...
I tried making cherry mead again (the first time I tried this it got infected). I tried again yesterday, and it looks like I've got another infection of some sort. This time I thought that everything ...
I've just gone to rack & bottle a witbier that has been in primary for about 5 weeks and noticed this white gunk floating on top of the beer. It doesn't look too healthy, what is it? Is it safe? ...
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 ...
My last batch had a thin whitish 'membrane' on top of it and some white spots, visible on the picture bellow. I think I saw something similar on a blog a while ago, attributed to a lactobacilus ...