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Old 05-12-2012, 06:44 AM   #1
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:55 AM   #2
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It's hard to tell where it is. More info?


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Old 05-12-2012, 07:11 AM   #3
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It's in a plastic fermenter that I'm about to retire. It's probably 6 years old. A couple of months back I left it uncleaned for a week and had a similar thing happen. The beer tasted fine and I drank it so no problems there. I think there are probably scratches in the plastic that is harboring whatever is in there.
This beer was three weeks in primary, I haven't had this happen again with this fermenter, untill now.
Not freaking out about just wondering what it might be.
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:52 AM   #4
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That is just yeast stuck to the walls. I would soak that bad boy in oxyclean free overnight and keep right on using it. That is 100% normal.
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:33 AM   #5
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I'd get another bucket, if was me. Isn't worth wasting a batch. But, really? You left if dirty for a week? Dude.....
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:58 PM   #6
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If your bucket is 6 years old, it's time to replace it.
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:36 PM   #7
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I'd replace too. Maybe upgrade to a 6.5 gallon glass carboy.


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