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Old 06-22-2011, 07:37 PM   #1
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I have been searching for photos of yeast rafts, but none of the pictures I have come across look like this:



AHS Texas Blonde Ale with WLP029 German Ale/Kolsch yeast. Tasted fine (SG of 1.007). Will these eventually drop to the bottom or can I transfer to a keg with the beer looking like that?

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Old 06-22-2011, 07:39 PM   #2
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Yes those are. No two fermentations look exactly the same.

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Old 06-22-2011, 07:40 PM   #3
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Yep!! I never had them as pretty as those, but yes.

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Yep. Through a microscope, they look like this:

Happy yeast, partying away, finishing up your beer for ya.

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LOL. Will they eventually fall out of suspension? It has been 2.5 weeks in the primary. The SG is 1.007, I was planning on kegging within the next week.

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Some will. Some will end up clinging to the side. Some will just float round. Just slide your siphon in between them and stop siphoning before they get down to the bottom. I almost always have a bunch of them hanging around when it comes time for me to transfer.

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Yep. Through a microscope, they look like this:

Happy yeast, partying away, finishing up your beer for ya.
At least one of those yeast are infected.
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At least one of those yeast are infected.
And a few of the others prolly will be before the party is over.
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Yep. Through a microscope, they look like this:

Happy yeast, partying away, finishing up your beer for ya.
look at the dude in the back sniffing the airlock
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That one in front looks like she's about to fall out of suspension.

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