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Old 07-19-2007, 12:36 PM   #1
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Last night I racked my Cream Ale on to 4lbs of cut frozen peaches that had thawed to room temp. This morning I checked and the peaches had floated to the top and I could be imagining things but it seems that there may be mold growing on the top of some of the peaches that are above the surface of the beer, is this a concern?
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Old 07-19-2007, 02:39 PM   #2
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Might be a concern if it is mold. It could also just be CO2 production from the yeasy fermenting the fruit sugars.

When I add fruit, I usually cook it at 160*F for about 15 minutes before adding just to make sure.

 
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Old 07-19-2007, 02:40 PM   #3
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If it looks worse tonight, I'll rack it into another carboy without disturbing the fruit.
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Old 07-19-2007, 04:49 PM   #4
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I would be real careful with that, from the sounds of it you didn't boil or pasturize the peaches and that could be real bad. Generally speaking you should take and boil the peaches in a little water and then cool and add to your secondary.

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Old 07-19-2007, 04:58 PM   #5
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I was told if I had blanched and frozen them, they wouldn't need boiled....... let me find the post.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthre...ighlight=fruit
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:05 PM   #6
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As long as you did something to pasturize them and then stored them in sanitary condidtions you should be alright. But if you see some white fuzzies forming I would take some pictures and post them up here I am sure someone could identify it.

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Old 07-19-2007, 05:07 PM   #7
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No white fuzzies, 2 peaches I noticed this morning were colored brown and greenish, I'll take a pic tonight.
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Old 07-21-2007, 09:21 AM   #8
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... Peaches come from a can, they were put there by a man, in a factory dowwwwn towwwwwn....
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