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Old 12-07-2010, 11:11 PM   #1
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I've had this going for about 24 hours and there appears to be little white mold spots on top in addition to little bubbles. No airlock activity.

I sanitized everything pretty well, and poured it in. Been sitting at about 68 degrees.

Never had an infection, but this white **** doesn't look normal. Any ideas?



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Old 12-07-2010, 11:14 PM   #2
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Looks perfectly normal to me.



 
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Old 12-07-2010, 11:15 PM   #3
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The little white spots? It looks normal for beer, but I don't know about wine...
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Old 12-07-2010, 11:30 PM   #4
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It's fine, trust me.

 
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Old 12-08-2010, 01:16 AM   #5
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Don't worry. It's just yeasties collecting together.

Think about how long it takes for something normal to mold. Have you ever left a coffee mug with coffee in it for an extended period of time? It wont mold in 24 hours. Hell, even after a week it may or may not be showing signs.

 
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Old 12-08-2010, 01:19 AM   #6
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Looks like yeast, either pre krausen or floaties.
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Old 12-08-2010, 01:58 AM   #7
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Yep
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Old 12-08-2010, 02:43 AM   #8
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It's just getting started, relax and watch it work over the next few weeks. You should soon be seeing a constant stream off fine bubbles up from the bottom (that is if you used the Montrachet wine yeast).

 
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:15 AM   #9
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I am no expert on mold .... unless you had atrocious santitation, I don't know how mold could multiply and become so prevelant in 24 hours.

It's just fermentation

 
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Old 12-08-2010, 07:32 PM   #10
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Oh its bubbling away wonderfully.


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