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Old 12-03-2010, 03:01 PM   #1
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I made a starter yesterday, and it has some funk on top this morning. I was out of DME to make it so I used some extra runnings from a beer I was making. What do you think? Infected, or just some Krausen starting up?


 
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:03 PM   #2
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looks normal to me.How's it smell?

 
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:03 PM   #3
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Looks like a normal krausen to me.
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:07 PM   #4
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Yep looks like normal krausen.

 
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:08 PM   #5
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Looks normal to me (although it's hard to tell if the stuff in the middle is chunky or if it's just wort showing through the krausen.) Did you boil the extra runnings before you pitched yeast into the starter?

 
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:28 PM   #6
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I'll throw another "It's krausen" bill into the hat.

 
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:42 PM   #7
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Break material in the krausen, no worries.
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:47 PM   #8
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Yep, looks good from here. Pitch it!

 
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Old 12-03-2010, 04:09 PM   #9
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Your shiny bubble is most likely due to Star san or sanitizer. The rest it just break matter or yeast. Perfectly normal.
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Old 12-03-2010, 04:34 PM   #10
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Smell it, it looks good. As all other people said
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