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Old 02-17-2012, 01:03 AM   #1
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So i have been playing around with some wild yeast. This beer has been in primary fermentation for about 5 weeks. It does not have any off smells to it. What do you guys think is going on?

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:28 AM   #2
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Am I the only one that thinks this looks like a stained glass, chocolate cookie? Man that makes me want one.

No clue what's going on in that beer. Could you elaborate as to what wild yeast you are using?

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:31 AM   #3
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wild yeast...the type that i got in the back yard

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:35 AM   #4
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!!!I AM NOT AN EXPERT IN THE MICROBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES!!!

With that said, though, do those pale lily pad looking rafts more closely resemble cold congealed fat or a typical yeast raft? If they're fatty looking, you may have cultured something besides a yeast.

Not that it isn't worth pursuing, especially if it doesn't smell bad, but it might be closer to a sour than a straight up ale.

But I guess you were hoping for something unique anyway.

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:41 AM   #5
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Now that is some funk. Hope it ends up good.

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:47 AM   #6
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defiantly sour...that yeast is actually a few generations old

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:53 AM   #7
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wild yeast...the type that i got in the back yard
I should make a correction...the original yeast was made by a friend of mine. He basically put some un-fermented wort in his back yard with the lid off until it started fermentation...
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Old 02-17-2012, 02:16 AM   #8
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Fantastic. Make sure to get your pics into the Furry Annals of Funkaliciousness, the Pictorial Horn of Pukish Plentitude, the Queen's Collection of Queer and Questionably Quaffable Cocktails,

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Old 02-17-2012, 04:37 AM   #9
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Chicken broth in which you forgot to remove the skin! And you used it to make wrt with

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