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What's this snot like stuff in my beer?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Arsenal0328, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. bigedct

    bigedct Savant (415) Connecticut Jun 23, 2011

    I had one slide out of a bottle of FMB. A little larger though. Luckily, it floated in the glass upon pouring. Scooped it out before the wife saw it though. We ain't dead yet.
     
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  2. Note to self: Pass on Founder's products.
     
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  3. LambicKing

    LambicKing Advocate (675) Florida Apr 13, 2011

    And it'll still be better than FMB, Bolt Cutter and Doom.
     
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  4. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Advocate (655) Pennsylvania Jan 16, 2012 Verified

    Are you a cop? Maybe they put snot in your beer ah la super troopers. Write them and demand a god damn liter o beer!
     
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  5. Arsenal0328

    Arsenal0328 Advocate (530) Missouri Dec 31, 2010 Verified

    Will do!

    I wouldn't go that far! This is my first "bad" experience with them, and it's not that big of a deal really, everything else I've had from them has been awesome!
     
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  6. CORKSCREWFISH

    CORKSCREWFISH Savant (325) Illinois Apr 22, 2011

    Obviously......Its a new 'oyster' stout they're perfecting!.......... :)~
     
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  7. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (770) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Verified

    Both FIS and Dark Horse Plead the Fifth constantly have a big layer of this junk sink to the bottom. If my bottles of either one are any more than a month old or so, I will always pour them through a kitchen strainer. Still GLORIOUS beer to me anyway... Ya'll can stop buyin it, send it back our way!
     
  8. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    Do Not Want.
     
  9. jmdrpi

    jmdrpi Poobah (1,070) Pennsylvania Dec 11, 2008 Verified Subscriber

    had a similar glob a few years back in a bottle of Port Santa's Little Helper. Should just be proteins.
     
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  10. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    Happened to me with Speedway on more than one occasion. Totally harmless.
     
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  11. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,440) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

    It looks like the leftover goop from a Cinnabon.
     
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  12. jdhowe

    jdhowe Savant (495) Georgia Mar 18, 2013 Verified

    I've had a similar "goo" in a bomber of something darker by Port -- I can't for the life of me remember what it was, but the beer was actually fine other than that. The goo I had was a deep brown... I assume it's coagulated proteins that have absorbed some of the beer and taken on its color in some way... almost assuredly harmless but just sort of nasty.
     
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  13. Not any trub I've ever seen! Trub generally sinks... That looks like some sort of gelatinous yeast remnant. Either way, I think it's safe to say that Founders didn't mean for you to get it.
     
  14. I found a glob of tar/ flem like substance floating at the top of my breakfast stout after I poured it into a glass a few years ago. It was about the size of two quarters. I have never seen anything like it before.

    It was a darker color than in the picture, the flash made it a lighter color.

    I emailed it to Founders, I can't remember what they said it was though.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. I had a larger glob than that in a bottle of Curmudgeon this year. It was delicious.
     
  16. MikeWard

    MikeWard Savant (455) Pennsylvania Sep 14, 2011

    Never.... drinking..... straight..... from.... the.... bottle..... again
     
  17. Harmless, most likely. Probability of freaking me out, most likely.
     
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  18. Occasionally I see something that looks remarkably similar when leaving sweetened ice tea out of the fridge too long. My assumption has always been that it was some kind of fermentation byproduct and it certainly smells that way. No idea what it would be in beer but regardless of whether it's harmless and nondestructive, it should not be there.
     
  19. Marmite...
     
  20. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (830) Colorado Jan 17, 2012 Verified

  21. MRsojourner

    MRsojourner Savant (355) Massachusetts Dec 28, 2011 Subscriber

    wow!! anything is possible I guess
    concur as well- not that I usually follow this practice but even weirds me out about cans as well
     
  22. Bogforce

    Bogforce Savant (380) Ohio Sep 2, 2010



    Same thing awhile back
     
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  23. Yes it is coagulated proteins. Happens a lot in stouts for a reason I don't know.
     
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  24. DeviousSpirits

    DeviousSpirits Savant (285) Michigan Mar 23, 2009 Verified

    Looks like you got an advanced sampling of Founder's new Kombucha Stout
     
  25. MostlyNorwegian

    MostlyNorwegian Advocate (510) Illinois Feb 5, 2013 Subscriber

    Looks like some funky yeast blob that could be something that'd turn up on back end of the run. Your dog probably had some amazing and potent gas later on.
     
  26. Stugotzo

    Stugotzo Advocate (505) Florida Jun 13, 2012

    I don't always drink snot rockets.

    But, when I do... I drink them out of the appropriate glassware.

    :D
     
  27. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Advocate (735) Michigan May 30, 2005 Subscriber

    If CrackerJacks can put a prize inside their product package, then so can Founders. :D
     
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  28. Looks like kombucha mother
     
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  29. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (725) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified Subscriber

    Look what I just found when I cracked and poured this can of Big Axe IIpa. I tweeted the brewery and am awaiting a reply! Should I drink the beer anyway?

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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  30. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,120) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Verified

    I hope I don't find it in the can you sent me. :confused:
     
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  31. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Champion (810) Ohio Sep 16, 2010


    I've seen those in stouts before but never in an Ipa. That looks like someone hocked a lugie in that beer , remind me never to try anything from them
     
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  32. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Advocate (725) Iowa Jan 12, 2013 Verified Subscriber

    Ha... me too, man. I have not had this in other cans I've opened, so hopefully it's just a one of thing. :(
     
  33. It looks like bacon
     
  34. Seen this in a can that had a small hole so the beer was bad, but never in a fresh can.
    Curious to hear their response
     
  35. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Champion (975) Kansas Jul 5, 2009 Verified

    Cracker Jacks FTW
     
  36. ISO founders snot rocket
     
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  37. MostlyNorwegian

    MostlyNorwegian Advocate (510) Illinois Feb 5, 2013 Subscriber

    I haven't seen snot like that since way back when when Sam Adams was getting into the double bocks, and some of the early Bells batch beer. Gotta tell ya'll. If you see the words unfiltered, and bottle conditioned. Relax those bottles, or don't pour the whole thing. Leave the last bit in there, or pull the sheets over your partner and carpet bomb them with some wicked farts later.
     
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  38. Neffbeer

    Neffbeer Savant (425) Pennsylvania Jun 9, 2009 Verified

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  39. brureview

    brureview Advocate (595) Massachusetts Jan 20, 2012 Verified Subscriber

    Tell them you want a free case of Backwoods Bastard or you will report them.

    Quite frankly, it looks like eggplant from a sub.