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Old 05-13-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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Default closed fermentation mental lapse..help!

Ok....ahem. I accept any criticism as due.

Inadvertantly closed fermented.

3 batch day. 3rd batch brewed showing a friend "how to brew"......(or how not to)

sanitized the corny fermenter last minute. post was stuck...figured to pitch and then get the tools out.

Really stuck.....

figured to vent regularly.

day 2 krausen all over the wall.

day 3 some vented gas then foammmmm.

day 4 foam

day 7 foam (all from the gas post)

Figure that i have super carbed beer.

Should I decant into another keg? letting the foam become liquid?

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Old 05-13-2012, 08:59 PM   #2
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Would all that co2 maybe harm the yeast? I would geg it out of there if possible.

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Old 05-13-2012, 09:54 PM   #3
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that is my thought...

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Old 05-14-2012, 01:34 PM   #4
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Decanted to an Ale Pail with air lock. Lots of foam.

Some airlock activity, but probably from gassing off.

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It will probably be fine, but next time:

http://www.homebrewing.org/Corneliou...ter_p_999.html

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Old 05-14-2012, 04:46 PM   #6
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It will probably be fine, but next time:

http://www.homebrewing.org/Corneliou...ter_p_999.html

Ooooohh! Nice.
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