Strange yeast/fermentation

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  1. Bors

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    Hey! This batch is in fermentation for 4 weeks and my OG was 1.064 and when I measured the gravity last it was 1.03 and it is not dropping down. So I repitched half a week ago and still not going below 1.03. The surface of the beer looks quite strange, I've never seen like this before. Is this normal? http://imgur.com/5BSy4EX
     
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    first smell it, if its infected which it looks like to me you'll know by the smell, sometimes long fermentations develop strange films on top so I cant be sure
     
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    Well, there is nothing bad with its smell or taste, so I guess it's just looking weird
     
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    Link doesn't work for me. It just says "URL signature expired"...
     
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    I'm on the side of unintentional microbe infusion. It may still be fine though since you don't know what microbe it may be.

    This post is good for a little more info.
     
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    I'm sorry, I changed the URL. I bottled it two days ago and now I can see the same infection on the surface in the bottle too.
    Should I be prepared for some bottle explosion? :shock:
    Thanks for the link btw. I could compare it to Lactobacillus infection, however it didn't have that big bubbles. Maybe because it appeared at the end of the fermentation and it didn't produce much gas.
     

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