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Old 09-26-2012, 04:51 AM   #1
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So I moved my brew from my bucket to the carboy this weekend. Everything looked and smelled perfect. Now, two days later, I'm noticing that there are little white spots forming on top of the beer. Possible that it's mold?? Any reason it would be?? If so, what should I do?

It's at the same temperature that it was during primary fermentation, I sanitized everything that could touch the beer, and I've had the carboy basically wearing a black t-shirt.

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Old 09-26-2012, 04:55 AM   #2
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Probably co2, thats normal

would have to see pictures

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Old 09-26-2012, 05:03 AM   #3
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Probably co2, thats normal

would have to see pictures
Hers the best I could do

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Co2

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Guys, Co2 doesn't look like anything. It's a gas, remember? It's either mold, or yeast. Since you transferred I'm guessing the first one. Rack and bottle ASAP.

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It's not a clear photo but it looks like something I get quite a bit and I always considered it normal, as nothing bad has come of it.

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co2 will cause little bubble circles on the surface of your beer. Keep an eye on it, check your grav and proceed as you see fit.

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Its hard to tell. It could be some unsettled trub, some kreusen, yeast or hops. If you saw the inside of my dry hopped Ale, it looks infected- but its not. Have a beer man, and dont worry

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Hard to tell from the pic, but it looks like yeast floaties to me. Keep an eye on it, RDWHAHB.

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I get that as well, and usually it's just yeast or chunkiness from the krausen rising, sticking to the carboy, and then drying. I wouldn't be concerned.

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