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Old 03-26-2011, 04:31 PM   #1
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Jan 2010
Pineville, North Carolina, USA
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Okay, I left the OG sample from my last batch in the hydrometer and a couple days later I noticed it had foam on top and yeast churning in it. The gravity had gone down also. I left it alone and it was down 30 points in 4 days without adding any yeast. I know yeast is in the air everywhere but my house must be full of it. I know there is no way to know what types of yeast will prodominate,but it is an experiment. I think I wll just cover the fermenter with cheesecloth to keep out bugs, hair, etc. but let yeast in. Any suggestions on recipes or techniques?
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Old 03-26-2011, 06:21 PM   #2
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