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Old 12-10-2011, 05:39 PM   #11
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I currently have bubbles like that in my fermenter. From my expierence there is nothing wrong with it. No infection. To me it looks like when the high krasaun falls and looks like a light carbination begins. My brew at home just went though this phase. It's still ok I dont see an infection. Im sure all infections have an off odor to them. I never had an infection "knock on wood". To me your brew looks fine.
Yeah, I agree that the bubbles are innocuous. But the white spots of mold-like debris have me concerned. If it's just a bad picture, and those white spots aren't really there, I wouldn't be concerned.


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Old 12-10-2011, 07:56 PM   #12
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the pictures are a little misleading, the bubbles do not have little white spots in them, they are a uniform white/gray. I have decided to rack from underneath and bottle. Wish me luck, in 3 months i may be writing from the hospital!



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the pictures are a little misleading, the bubbles do not have little white spots in them, they are a uniform white/gray. I have decided to rack from underneath and bottle. Wish me luck, in 3 months i may be writing from the hospital!
So are you in hospital?
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So are you in hospital?
I bottled it last night. My process left about a gallon in the carboy so i would avoid the trub and the "stuff" floating on top. The gravity was stable at .022 but tasted kinda harsh. I'm guessing there were a lot of esters that should mellow over the next 3 months. Since I drank the whole testing vial and I feel fine this morning I'm guessing the beer will be fine. I'll post back when I crack the first one.

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