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Old 07-15-2012, 03:05 PM   #1
Jul 2012
Rochester, NY
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I brewed my first batch of beer from a True Brew kit (IPA) three days ago. Everything seems to be going according to plan, but there's a pretty large ring of sediment in the carboy, most of which appears to be the dissolved hop pellets. Question: should I leave this alone, or should I swish the brew around in the carboy to clean it off the sides? See attached pic, and thanks for your advice.

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Old 07-15-2012, 03:09 PM   #2
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Leave it be..that's just from the krausen that has already settled and that's what it left behind.

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Old 07-15-2012, 03:10 PM   #3
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Agreed, leave it alone, thats normal.
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:28 PM   #4
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Thanks very much.

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