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Old 11-15-2011, 05:25 AM   #1
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Default Infected Krausen?

I just looked at a Brewers Best Russian Imperial Stout I put in the primary three days ago. Here is what I found.

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It looks like a white gooey gel like substance. It's sitting in three spots of dried krausen on top of the bottle. The beer itself looks fine. Is it something to worry about? What should I do? I don't have another carboy I can rack into.


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Old 11-15-2011, 05:52 AM   #2
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Let'r rip man. If its infected, transfering wont do you any good.


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Old 11-15-2011, 05:55 AM   #3
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Looks like you had quite a fermentation! no headspace left at all!
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Old 11-15-2011, 06:00 AM   #4
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Looks like a hoppy beer
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you're fine, looks like a good fermentation.
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Im searching for pictures of what this could be, and am coming up blank. It's only visibly on the krausen.
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Old 11-15-2011, 06:06 AM   #7
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looks like yeast to me.
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looks like yeast to me.
+1, that's exactly what it is, don't sweat it Kaanan.
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Could yeast multiply on the side of the bottle like that? Don't forget it's out of the beer.
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Old 11-15-2011, 06:15 AM   #10
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Come on man, you already knew what we were going to say- you're better than that!

Nobody sees anything there that doesn't look like yeast and krausen- if you're still really unconvinced, TASTE IT, which is what you should have done in the first place.

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