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Old 04-30-2012, 09:49 PM   #1
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Default Possible spoiled batch

I brewed my second batch yesterday and when I got ready to add my yeast I couldn't find it. Looked all over and I don't know what could have happened to it. Anyway I closed up my carboy and bought some new yeast today on the way home from work, but when I go to add it, the airlock was already bubbling and there is foam at the top of the carboy. I sanitized everything properly yesterday but I can't imagine what is making the bubbles except an infection. Any ideas?

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Old 04-30-2012, 10:00 PM   #2
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How much did you drink while you brewed?!?, no seriously, it appears the yeast you can't find got pitched. Bubbling and krausen=yeast activity

If there were no live yeast in the wort there is nothing to cause an infection that quickly.

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