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Old 06-14-2012, 02:55 AM   #1
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Ok.. so I did my second all grain batch.. and for the second time the trub floats? At first I thought I might have an infection on the first batch, but it tasted great with no off flavors....

Here is my second batch of a Blonde ale at three weeks... and more floating trub... what gives is this normal?



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Old 06-14-2012, 08:27 PM   #2
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anyone?

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Old 06-14-2012, 08:31 PM   #3
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I've found that my trub with ag was always more than with extracts. For whatever reason. If you secondary it won't be an issue. I always secondary.

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Old 06-14-2012, 08:35 PM   #4
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Welcome to All-Grain Brewing! (Its normal)

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Old 06-14-2012, 08:41 PM   #5
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ok.. cool Thanks guys...

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Old 06-14-2012, 11:53 PM   #6
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Do you use lots of irish moss? I find when using irish moss this happens, more so when i use extra. It usually never drops out & the beers taste fine. Sometimes it's extra chunky looking. I don't use anything other than irish moss so i'm curious if whirlfloc would be different.

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Old 06-15-2012, 12:35 AM   #7
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Yeah, it could also be chunks of yeast floating up, although the fact that it looks like egg drop soup makes me think its definitely protein. Either way, CO2 will accumulate on it at the bottom, and pretty soon enough of a bubble gets attached that it all floats up to the top. You could secondary or just siphon out from under it. A cold crash also might rush it down to the bottom if you've got the capability for it.

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