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Old 11-09-2012, 10:39 PM   #1
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Hey guys and gals. Made a Moose Drool clone and after 2 days it started to look like the picture below although this picture is after 5 days fermentation. None of the other beers I've made have looked like this. Is bacteria to blame? Thanks for the help!

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Old 11-09-2012, 10:41 PM   #2
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probably not, does it smell funny?

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:06 PM   #3
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I dunno, looks like a bunch of yeast to me.

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:22 PM   #4
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Thanks for the quick reply. No funny smells, the stuff on top just looks really thick, almost gooey.

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:26 PM   #5
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Looks like a healthy fermentation to me. What yeast did you use?

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I agree that it looks healthy.

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:32 PM   #7
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WLP001 California ale yeast. Thanks for the reassurance. Guess I'll find out in a couple weeks! This is also the first time I've used a thermostat on my fermentation fridge. Holding at a solid 68 degrees.

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Just realized that this was the first brew that I added Irish moss to. Thinking that is the.reason for the coagulation.

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could be. Looks like a lot of the other fermentation pictures I've seen on here.

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looks like my last couple of batches.

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