A beer spoiler overview. Although only a few types of organisms can adapt to the acidic environment of beer and beer lines, they can alter the appearance, aroma and flavor of beer. These bacteria are known as beer spoilers. While beer spoilers are not hazardous to human health, their side effects are usually manifested the day after ingestion.
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