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Meaty aftertaste


Registered Member
Dec 5, 2005
I bottled a gallon of tupelo traditional, fermented with sherry yeast, two months ago. I tasted some at the time and didn't notice any odd aftertaste, but when I opened a bottle just recently and tasted it with some friends, there was this faint aftertaste that I would describe as slightly smoky and slightly meaty; the vegetarian in the group, being more sensitive to such things than the rest of us, said it tasted like pork.

Any idea what's up with that?


Got Mead Partner
Dec 26, 2004
The OC
Sounds like a film/surface yeast infection to me. It has a distinct flavor and aroma.

Hope that helps,


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