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Old 08-17-2012, 12:12 AM   #1
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I have developed a thin yellow ring around the neck of a five gallon batch of wine. It is just a thin pencil size ring right on top. It needs racked this week end. Any ideas on what it is or should I be concerned about it. Thanks Mike

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Old 08-17-2012, 12:44 AM   #2
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I have developed a thin yellow ring around the neck of a five gallon batch of wine. It is just a thin pencil size ring right on top. It needs racked this week end. Any ideas on what it is or should I be concerned about it. Thanks Mike
Do you have a picture? It could be simple, like some yeast debris around the neck or it could be something more like flowers of wine.
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This is the stuff. Mike
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:31 AM   #4
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Looks like a bit of yeast debris left over from the krausen to me but I generally don't do wines mostly beer. But every batch of beer an apple wine I do has that and it doesn't seen to affect anything. By any chance are you fermenting at a slightly high temp? ( maybe 72 rather than 65)

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yea thats nothing to be worried about

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