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Old 08-24-2012, 04:04 AM   #1
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Default First Partial Mash

I have been home brewing for about a year now and finally decided to make the jump from store bought kits to a partial mash.

So tonight i mashed, boiled and cooled...

Shortly after pitching and letting the wort settle down i already start to see some trub forming?

This seems awfully quick to me. Attached is a picture.



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Did i screw something up and should make note for next time. I tasted the wort seemed nice and hoppy for what i was brewing. A rickards white clone from hopdawgs.ca

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Old 08-24-2012, 04:12 AM   #2
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maybe you siphoned a lot of trub into the fermenter. i'd think about racking it after 10-12 days in that case

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Old 08-24-2012, 04:24 AM   #3
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im a partial mash brewer myself. from the picture it looks to be fairly normal. the trub will settle out in the next day or so

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Old 08-24-2012, 06:02 AM   #4
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Normal. Yeast will get active, stir everything up, and it will settle again.

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Old 08-24-2012, 07:18 PM   #5
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maybe you siphoned a lot of trub into the fermenter. i'd think about racking it after 10-12 days in that case
Don't do this solely based on trub going into the fermenter. It's a non-issue in most cases. When I do AG 5.5 gal batches, all of the trub gets dumped into the bucket.

It all settles out in the end.
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