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Old 08-01-2009, 01:54 PM   #1
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My first infection Thankfully its only half of the 10 gallon batch




The other 5 gallons is fine


Should I rack out from under it and hope for the best?

 
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Old 08-01-2009, 02:15 PM   #2
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IS this a dry hop in secondary?

I've had beers look like that when I dry hopped...the hop oil forms a skim on top which traps the co2 bubbles....

But yeah, either way, rack under and taste it....it may be fine...
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Old 08-01-2009, 02:52 PM   #3
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IS this a dry hop in secondary?

I've had beers look like that when I dry hopped...the hop oil forms a skim on top which traps the co2 bubbles....

But yeah, either way, rack under and taste it....it may be fine...
Its primary been in there 2 weeks. No dry hop

 
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Old 08-03-2009, 12:49 AM   #4
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so I didnt have any time yesterday and racked out from under the infection today. I took a gravity sample and it was right where I wanted it to be and it tasted pretty fantastic for being only 2 weeks from brew day. So heres hoping I got lucky

 
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Old 08-03-2009, 12:59 AM   #5
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so I didnt have any time yesterday and racked out from under the infection today. I took a gravity sample and it was right where I wanted it to be and it tasted pretty fantastic for being only 2 weeks from brew day. So heres hoping I got lucky
I'm usually not a pessimist, but that really likes like a pellicle to me. So, drink it fast before it goes sour on you. I really think it's not salvageable, unless you like sour beers.
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