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Old 08-21-2009, 07:57 AM   #1
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Here is my issue, I did a IIPA 24 hours of FWH due to time constraints. No issues with the boil the wort came out very clear, pitched 2 packs of S-05 at 70 degrees. Fermentation took off great but now about a week after pitching my beer is milky. It turned this way about 2 days after pitching, it doesn't look like suspended trube its pretty thick. I can see a nice yeast cake and trube sitting on the bottom. Any idea what may have caused this?

my recipe is as follows:
12 lbs 2 Row
1 lbs vienna
.5 lbs carapils
.5 lbs caramel 60L
3 lbs extra light dme

all amarillo 1 oz every 10 mins from start of boil to flame out.

S-05

OG 1.087
I haven't taken a gravity yet but the krausen has fallen back into the beer, I had a nice 2" head on it 12 hours after pitching.

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Old 08-21-2009, 12:33 PM   #2
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I wouldn't worry too much. If it was an infection, you wouldn't notice it for more than a few weeks.

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Old 08-21-2009, 04:18 PM   #3
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a buddy of mine did a pliny clone that came out extremely murky...he gave an explanation but I can't remember it now. But man did it taste good...so don't fret. Worst case scenario is it isn't the prettiest beer you've made, but it may not effect taste.

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