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Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-20-2013 at 01:09 PM
That's a bad idea. That's just going to cause more problems than it solves. Try using some
fermcap drops to control krausen instead, or just use a blowoff tube.Thanks, I won't be making
that mistake a...
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-17-2013 at 11:24 PM
In two years on HBT and on reddit (which represents hundreds upon hundreds of "is this
infected?" posts), this is literally the first time that I've seen mold in a short timeframe.
Yeast usually start...
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-17-2013 at 11:19 PM
Such a shame. OP, did you aerate the wort thoroughly? I wonder of maybe underpitching, combined
with a lack of/inadequate aeration are what caused your yeast to stall long enough for the mold
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-17-2013 at 07:18 AM
I take it back, apparently mold can grow in beer in 6 days. You didn't mention that it was
blue/green. From the new pics, yeah, it's mold.Yeah I work 24/12 hr shifts I've been gone a
couple days. That...
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-16-2013 at 10:58 PM
Looks like the recipe calls for a starter and you under-pitched, possibly with old or
mishandled yeast, hence the delayed yeast activity. Pic is hard to make out, but it's almost
certainly yeast. I do...
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-16-2013 at 10:53 PM
I bow to your experience, gentlemen. My concern come from, yes the fact that both I and one of
the other principal consumers are allergic to mold. Mine is moderate but his is quickly lethal.
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-16-2013 at 02:33 AM
Revvy I don't mean to second guess you. We're allergic to mold... Thus the worry about serving
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-16-2013 at 02:32 AM
It's yeast. You're growing a krausen in there, like you're supposed to.Are you sure? I've never
seen it like that before. I'll get better pix tomorrow morning when I'm of work. I hope you're
Posted in thread: Mold? Salvagable? on 06-16-2013 at 02:09 AM
Ok folks I've looked around on here and seen many different opinions so I'm going to post my
pictures and get some advice. We brewed the Deception Cream Stout recipe I found here, and used
a wyeast sm...
Posted in thread: Diaphragm pump to move wort? on 09-29-2011 at 08:40 PM
Such as this one: