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Old 06-28-2007, 06:24 AM   #11
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I wouldn't worry. If it blew off, stuff is coming out, not going in.



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Old 06-29-2007, 03:52 AM   #12
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I just did a Hefe and it definitely didn't go as planned. I too had lower numbers than I anticipated with my efficiency right around 60%. Mine was also greenish grey when I put it in the primary. It's now a nice yellow-ish color. I also put in a blowoff tube, as many suggest doing with hefe's and it worked like a charm I didn't lose any beer...just a whole lot of bubbling. It's still going a week later.


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mine just finished fermenting, which is kinda weird since it hasn't even been 48 hours. Must have been that crazy fermentation earlier...

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Old 06-29-2007, 03:57 AM   #14
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The greenish color is typical when you use pellets and don't filter the wort going into the fermenter.

I'd say your beer is going to be great. You've experienced a lot of stuff your first AG brew.

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