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Old 01-13-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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Hey,

I am brand new to home brewing and loving it so far. I just finished bottling my first brew this morning which is a Brewferm Triple, it tastes like its going to be a great beer!

Anyway, the reason I am posting here is because I have another brew on the go. I started it a week ago and its a Brewferm Grand Cru. Today has been the first time I've taken a look at it to take a hydo reading.

I'm not sure if what I'm seeing in the brew is normal or not. I've googled for images of healthy / unhealthily brews but to no avail. Would one of you fine people mine taking a look at the below picture and telling me if I should throw this out or if this is just the yeast doing it things.



I'm hoping that what I see is similar to what I find at the bottle of a Rochefort 10 beer and not something I should be worrying about.

Thanks for reading!

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Old 01-13-2013, 04:49 PM   #2
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It looks healthy to me. All I see is yeast.

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Old 01-13-2013, 04:52 PM   #3
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Thanks for the feedback. As I said, I'm really new to this so a little paranoid about everything. Hopefully as I build my confidence stupid questions like these will becoming a thing of the past.

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Old 01-13-2013, 06:48 PM   #4
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Nothing to worry about there. Everything looks normal to me!

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Looks like co2 bubbles and break material to me - all if which is normal.

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Old 01-13-2013, 10:26 PM   #6
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Looks great to me. Fermentation isn't pretty but it normally leads to beautiful things.

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Old 01-13-2013, 10:47 PM   #7
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Thanks for the feedback. As I said, I'm really new to this so a little paranoid about everything. Hopefully as I build my confidence stupid questions like these will becoming a thing of the past.
Michael, looks good, keep it up.

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Old 01-14-2013, 01:15 PM   #8
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Great, Thanks everyone for the responses!

I started my 3rd brew last night, its really additive.

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Yeah, brewing tends to be additive. You do the first, batch, then add the next......

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Old 01-14-2013, 09:50 PM   #10
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There's most likely good beer underneath that layer of break material. You're seeing the aftermath of the krousen (foam produced from fermentation) settling down.

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