I've finished coldcrashing this cream ale I've been brewing, I took some samples and they tasted great, so I've moved it to an airtight container and added sugar for carbonation. I checked it the next day and these weird tentacle looking things started growing on it. Could this be an infection starting or is it just the yeast doing yeasty things?

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Also, it doesn't seem to have released any CO2 yet, the pressure gague remains at 0.

  • I am afraid you have a contamination. I haven't seen something like this on my beers. What kind of contamination it is I don't know, that is why I only comment on this.
    – chthon
    May 3 at 7:34
  • This just looks like coldbreak to me, although I don't usually see it later in the brew process. If the beer tastes fine I wouldn't worry, probably just some coagulated crud.
    – rob
    May 6 at 12:58

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