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Old 07-20-2006, 02:59 PM   #1
Feb 2006
Hillsdale, New Jersey
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after a week and a half of fermenting in the primary fermenter, a white residue has begun building on the ripples of the carboy. About one or two inches above the trub. This is the first time I have used a lager yeast so I am not sure whether to think it is a bacteria related issue.

Has anyone ever heard of something like that.
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Old 07-20-2006, 03:00 PM   #2
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Cold break maybe or just tiny air bubbles.. I have only done 1 lager so far and had the same thing.

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Old 07-20-2006, 03:27 PM   #3
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Might even be yeast that's settling out.
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Old 07-20-2006, 04:09 PM   #4
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Does it look like this?


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