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Old 11-12-2010, 01:46 PM   #1
ewienclawski
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last night I brewed a rye red ale and now I have white stuff floating in my krausen! Is this mold? Do I need to dump this batch?

 
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Old 11-12-2010, 01:49 PM   #2
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Probably fine, infection wouldn't have set in this quickly I'd bet it's just kraeusen. Got a pic?
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Old 11-12-2010, 01:53 PM   #3
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Yeast can be white.

 
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Old 11-12-2010, 02:29 PM   #4
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I was thinking it was maybe yeast. I'll post a pic as soon as I find my camera. Its a few blotches of white.

 
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Old 11-12-2010, 02:50 PM   #5
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Old 11-12-2010, 03:00 PM   #6
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It's yeast, no worries.
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Old 11-12-2010, 03:03 PM   #7
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Open it up and smell it. If it smells healthy then you're probably okay.

 
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Old 11-12-2010, 03:04 PM   #8
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That's a sucky pic but it looks like yeast.

 
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Old 11-12-2010, 03:54 PM   #9
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it's fine - just a case of noobitis being put to the test with a clear fermentation vessel.

carry on, and stop looking at it

 
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