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Old 04-27-2007, 03:37 AM   #1
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Was going to rack to secondary fermenter, should I bother? OG 1050 Current 1011.

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Old 04-27-2007, 03:48 AM   #2
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How does it smell? Taste? I have seen some weird things on the top of perfect beer... don't give up on it yet

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Old 04-27-2007, 03:48 AM   #3
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That looks like pretty normal krausen to me, kinda hard to tell from the pic, though...

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Old 04-27-2007, 03:50 AM   #4
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Yeah, what makes you think it's infected?

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Old 04-27-2007, 03:54 AM   #5
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Never seen brown bits floating on top before, am a little nervous about it. Smells and tastes fine.

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Then I'd say it's time for a homebrew.

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BTW - where the hell is Sachse, TX?

I looked it up on maps.yahoo.com, and it brought up something close to Garland where the GB Pkwy ends. I lived not that far from there for years, but never heard of it. Hmmm.

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Don't have any HB yet...sigh.

Sachse is northeast of Dallas. It was a rural community until urban sprawl caught up to it...

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=sachse+Texas&layer=&ie=UTF8&z=13&om=1&iwloc=addr

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It looks fine to me. It's just the krausen finally falling back in to the beer. As long as it doesn't smell like not-beer, it's fine.


The first time I ever heard someone say they were in Sachse, (I work at the Kroger helpdesk) I swear I heard them say "I'm in sexy Texas" and not "I'm in Sachse, Texas"

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It is normal, just the yeast scrubbing your beer!

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