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Old 12-20-2012, 11:14 PM   #1
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Just opened the fermenter to check FG and saw this on top. Please tell me this looks normal.

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Old 12-20-2012, 11:15 PM   #2
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It looks normal. Now seal it up & fuggetaboutit...
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Old 12-20-2012, 11:17 PM   #3
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from the photo, I'd say its yeast - no worries. When its time to bottle/keg, just rack from underneath it.

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good grief, GT

would you relax already? it's beer, not champagne

go buy yourself a six pack of something you like.

chill out, buddy... you're gonna explode

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That doesn't look half as gross as it normally does!!!

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totally normal, no worries.

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good grief, GT

would you relax already? it's beer, not champagne

go buy yourself a six pack of something you like.

chill out, buddy... you're gonna explode
Dont quite understand this, but whatever. I took the top off to check for FG for the first time. This is the first time I have seen it since I sealed it up and let it ferment. Gonna check the FG tomorrow or Saturday and if it is still at 1.012, Im gonna bottle it. Im not unrelaxed at all. I just had never seen what I saw before, thats all.
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You should've seen what it looked like when it was fermenting!!!

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LOL. that ring around the outside of it tells me it was a sight! LOL. One reason I wish I had carboys instead of buckets. Cant see the party with the buckets.

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just relax... that's all... nothing to understand

your beer is fine

but, i really do suggest you give it at least 3 weeks in the bottles.

i opened a wheat beer a little bit early, and was really disappointed because I thought i did something wrong. turns out that what i did wrong was open the beer too soon.

waited another couple weeks before i opened the next one, and it made a world of difference.

now i leave EVERYTHING in the bottle for a month, and it's working out much better.

it was my biggest lesson as a home brewer... you just can't do anything to make it go faster, and when i tried to, i messed things up, so i quit doing that.

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