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Old 07-26-2009, 02:14 PM   #1
Jan 2008
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Last night I left out my gravity sample, with the hydrometer floating in it. It was at 1.052 and then I forgot about it. I just walked past it and it has a krausen on top and has dropped to 1.035. I've captured a vigorous yeast here!

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Old 07-26-2009, 02:23 PM   #2
Jan 2009
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Old 07-26-2009, 04:05 PM   #3
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I like to leave the sample and let it ferment. I t almost always finishes faster than the fermenter.
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Old 07-26-2009, 04:45 PM   #4
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i've had this happen a few times as well. the resulting beer wasn't horrible either, even sans carbonation.
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