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Old 06-21-2006, 05:09 PM   #1
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I've heard of fuzzy mold growing on the top of beer...but I have this white stuff on the side of my secondary carboy. It's an IPA and has been in the secondary for about 2 weeks. It was starting to clear and after 3 days away(not seeing it), it just showed up?! So? What is this?


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Old 06-21-2006, 05:13 PM   #2
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yeast, hops, other crap (trub) most likely nothing to worry about...post a pic and well diagnose(sp) it.


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Old 06-21-2006, 05:18 PM   #3
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sounds like it's just a little krausen that is normal for an active fermentation.
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Focculating yeast makes fuzzy white clumps.
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I don't have access to a digital camera at this point. Sorry, I have to go with poor word descriptions. But, this isn't the normal stuff that falls to the bottom. It is stuck on the sides, as if someone spray-painted white on the inside. The yeast previously off the top and floating around is pretty much all gone/sunk to the bottom. Plus that stuff is more of a tan color, not so white.
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Old 06-23-2006, 12:27 PM   #6
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does it look like this?
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y10...amalestuff.jpg
I had never seen anything like that before but I guess it's normal
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=10510


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