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Old 03-04-2010, 03:54 AM   #1
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Default Brown line around surface of starter

I've had a 2 quart starter going for a couple of days now for a Belgian Tripel that I'm doing soon. I'm kind of new to starters still and there is a thin brown line all around the outside surface of the starter.

When I shake it, it foams up and goes away but then after sitting it comes back.

Normal and nothing to worry about??

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Old 03-04-2010, 03:57 AM   #2
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Yep normal and nothing to worry about. It sounds like yeast getting stuck to the side. Can you post a pic?
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Old 03-04-2010, 04:01 AM   #3
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I agree with krops; sounds like yeast sticking to the side. If you sanitized the bottle (whatever you have the starter in) adequately, you will be fine.
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