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Old 07-28-2012, 05:34 PM   #1
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Hi guys I was just transfering my APA that I mashed last saturday to secondary and the yeast looked really odd to me... It stoped fermenting on wednesday... And I just put it in the fridge at about 5 celsius. It fermented in a range of 18-21 in two buckets... Help pleaseee... Thanks...

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Old 07-28-2012, 05:41 PM   #2
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Looks fine. How's it smell? How'd your APA sample taste?

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Old 07-28-2012, 05:42 PM   #3
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Also, what's secondary?

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Old 07-28-2012, 05:42 PM   #4
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Looks like a mix of proteins and yeast. All of the infections I've seen form a layer on top of the beer. Did it look like something was on top?

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Smells and tastes great... Thats why I couldnt think it was contamined... Just looked really odd... By secondary I meant i put both buckets into one without the yeast...

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The top was clear...

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Smells and tastes great... Thats why I couldnt think it was contamined... Just looked really odd... By secondary I meant i put both buckets into one without the yeast...
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Old 07-28-2012, 05:51 PM   #8
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Excellent guys thanks very much...

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Which yeast is that?

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Old 07-28-2012, 07:55 PM   #10
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Which yeast is that?
Lemme guess: 1968.

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