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Feb 10, 2009 10:25 AM

please help with vinegar is smelly

thanks for all your previous posts regarding vinegar making. i'm roughly two weeks into my project and it smells.....kind of moldy, or sour. i've read posts that say dump it if it smells like furniture isn't that kind of smell. any i dump or continue????? thanks

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  1. It goes through several stages in fermentation and indeed can smell like acetone before turning to vinegar. GIve it time.

    1. What I find completely charming about vinegar making is the "mother" that results. It reminds me a lot of a placenta!