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Old 07-11-2012, 04:49 PM   #1
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Im a relatively inexperienced brewer and this is my first shot with a Trappist ale. I'm using White Labs Trappist yeast. I moved the beer to the secondary fermenter yesterday morning and noticed by the night it had become darker at about the top quarter of the glass carboy. Is this a problem? If so, what should I do?

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Old 07-11-2012, 04:56 PM   #2
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no problem! just yeast and sediment that might of racked over from primary falling out.. where it's dark is where it's clearing up

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Old 07-11-2012, 06:23 PM   #3
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It's perfectly fine. It's as edmanster said, just yeast settling out. Light reflects off of the yeast which can make the bottom look lighter in color. Good luck with the beer.

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Old 07-11-2012, 07:40 PM   #4
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Yep, probably just sediment having to fall back out of solution.

Seriously, though, no worries at all.

Check this Belgian blonde I did:



Turned out delicious, by the way.

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