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Your issue sounds like what I just dealt with. Mine was due to an Acetobacter infection. Acetobacter can be caused by many things, mine was probably in part due to poor cooling after boiling. Two batches completely ruined. Some people have let their beer sit and age to see if it works out, I dumped mine. If you use plastics and have ever cleaned with any ...
What was the OG reading? What was the FG reading? If these measurements are within the expected boundaries of your yeast strain and fermentation has stopped, then it is probably not infected. Remember, green (un-aged), un-carbonated beer will taste a bit different than the finished product. Dumping a batch should be the last resort. Give it time to mellow. ...
"Dry and puckering" probably means an infection, most likely bacterial.
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