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Old 04-21-2009, 05:36 PM   #1
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I was checking out my october fest and found this :


Any ideas what it is?
The october fest fermented for 4 wks and has been in secondary for almost 2 wks.


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Old 04-21-2009, 05:45 PM   #2
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Maybe it's because the picture is so big, but I am not seeing anything....if you have photoshop or something resize the pic down to 400x400 and repost


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Old 04-21-2009, 05:46 PM   #3
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Agree--I don't know what I'm looking at.
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Old 04-21-2009, 05:48 PM   #4
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Looks like a clump of yeast that has risen to the surface.

THIS is an infection

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/infe...4/#post1076703
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made it smaller, its white and fuzzy
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Old 04-21-2009, 06:10 PM   #6
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Looks like a clump of yeast that has risen to the surface.

THIS is an infection

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/infe...4/#post1076703
Is the clump of yeast a good thing?
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Old 04-21-2009, 06:12 PM   #7
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Looks like a clump of yeast that has risen to the surface.

THIS is an infection

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/infe...4/#post1076703
I agree I think it's a yeast colony that has been lifted up from the bottom via co2 and is just clinging to the glass.....
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I wouldn't be worried about it unless it was on the beer itself, with "arms," tentacles or other appendages, (or big white nasty bubbles), and singing Broadway tunes...
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I wouldn't be worried about it unless it was on the beer itself, with "arms," tentacles or other appendages, (or big white nasty bubbles), and singing Broadway tunes...
Funny.

Does this occur during long fermentations?
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looks cool to this paranoid noob...


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