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Old 09-08-2012, 06:33 PM   #1
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Anyone ever study the effects of krausen overflow during the first few days of fermentation my blow off tube goes into a gallon jug and my jug has about a solid inch or slightly more of sediment. Assuming this is mostly yeast does that mean my beer is now under pitched with yeast?

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Old 09-08-2012, 06:36 PM   #2
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I doubt it's under pitched if you've got that much activity. As long as there's fermentables left the yeast will keep eating and multiplying.

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Old 09-09-2012, 05:31 AM   #3
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I doubt it's under pitched if you've got that much activity. As long as there's fermentables left the yeast will keep eating and multiplying.
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More headspace next time maybe not a bad idea
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