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Title: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: lupy on January 20, 2010, 09:02:31 pm
My buddy left me a couple of these (http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/118/402).
I was trying to save them but he said he had more. ;D  It's probably better I drank them as it appears they have been through some less than ideal ageing. The beer was/is very good though it does seem as if something is slightly 'off'.
So what are those floaties? After some research ::), it appears they are protien coagulations which do little more than effect the appearance of the beer. So don't be afraid! drink that funky looking beer.....or at least try it.
And always remember Google is your friend.
 (http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h308/Cropshop/skullsplitterfloaties.jpg)
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: Beertracker on January 20, 2010, 11:36:54 pm
I thought beer is only supposed to look like that after, "praying to the porcelain god?" Yuk!  :o 
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: ndcube on January 21, 2010, 04:29:59 am
I had a bottle of Delerium Tremens look like that.  I thought it was too much bottling yeast.  Did yours pour out in chunks?
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: pinnah on January 21, 2010, 12:17:29 pm
I loves me some chunkies :P

SKA - Modus Hoperandi

(http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c30/pinnah/IMG_0048.jpg)
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: lupy on January 21, 2010, 03:46:03 pm
Did yours pour out in chunks?
Yeah. Pretty much poured that way. I don't remember intentionally disturbing the contents.
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: 1vertical on January 28, 2010, 12:05:32 pm
mmmmm  chewy beer! ;D
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: enso on February 02, 2010, 06:14:15 pm
I have had my share of sludge filled brews.  Agreed, generally they don't affect the flavor...  but they can be a bit off putting.   :P

I have frequently experienced that with not only Delirium Tremens but also the nocturnum.  Very chunky!

Many imported Belgian beers in fact.  Rough seas?   ;D
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: nicneufeld on March 09, 2010, 11:13:21 am
Generally Belgies for me too.  Not extremely common, but each one I remember I think was a Belgie.  Could just be coincidence.
Title: Re: Floaties aren't bad!
Post by: dimik on March 13, 2010, 05:14:17 pm
D Nocturnum is pretty chunky, tastes great still :) It's a drink and a meal in the same glass :)