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Old 07-10-2011, 07:07 PM   #1
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so yesterday i grabbed my secondary filled with some hopefully delicious honey Kolsch and put it on the kitchen counter to settle out and ready it for bottling today. i noticed there were a couple small spots floating on top of the beer. i figured maybe it was some trub or air bubbles that had just floated to the top. no biggie. i just got home with some bottles ready to light this bottling candle and noticed that the spots have grown a little bigger. i don't notice any mold growing and as i said, the spots look like a collection of tiny bubbles. but i'm of course worried now because they got bigger over night. any suggestions?

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Old 07-10-2011, 07:18 PM   #2
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Posting a picture would help. My computer didn't load that until after I posted. Is it like film? When did you add the honey?

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Yeah.. you've got something there.

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i added the honey with 5 minutes left.

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How does it smell? Have you been brave enough to taste it yet? It shouldn't kill you, 'nothing pathenogenic to man can live in beer'.

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Very true. It might just go sour. You could age it for a while and see how it turns out.. One of mine went sour a coulple months ago because I was sampling and showing it off to my friends and some wild stuff got in.

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oh i'll taste it. i've been shot at, stabbed on my arm in a fight, took in too much water twice when i was 8 and 12 and had to be given CPR, survived many hurricanes when i live in Florida, saved a school bus of children from a meteor strike and god knows what else. i'm made for this

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Okay, obviously you're brave enough.
A whole school bus? Really?

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