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Offline cfleisher

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Any way to save a Band-Aid beer?
« on: August 03, 2012, 08:37:30 AM »
My first attempt at an all-Brett beer has produced a pretty phenolic mess. It's slightly tart, but there's a lot of plastic Band-Aid and I'm not sure what to do. I've heard the arguments about "never give up on a beer," but I don't know about this one. Any thoughts out there? It's been 2 months and the beer is in the secondary now. Is there any chance it will clean up? Any way to turn this into a drinkable beer?
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Re: Any way to save a Band-Aid beer?
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2012, 08:48:09 AM »
My first attempt at an all-Brett beer has produced a pretty phenolic mess. It's slightly tart, but there's a lot of plastic Band-Aid and I'm not sure what to do. I've heard the arguments about "never give up on a beer," but I don't know about this one. Any thoughts out there? It's been 2 months and the beer is in the secondary now. Is there any chance it will clean up? Any way to turn this into a drinkable beer?

My experience is that there's not much chance of it improving, but if you have the space it can't hurt to let it hang around for a while and see what happens.
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