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Old 11-06-2012, 03:55 AM   #1
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Default Possible first infection!

So I brewed this raspberry wheat for a friend. Racked into primary just like normal. Let it sit in primary two weeks, then transferred it into secondary on Saturday. This was my first time racking into a secondary, and I only did it because of the raspberry extract addition required. Now this is what I found today (Monday).

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Sorry the pics are hard to tell what's going on. Basically, it looks like a bunch of real small bubbles grouped up together at this point. Is this beer destined for the drain?


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Old 11-06-2012, 04:13 AM   #2
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No... I see that sort of stuff all the time in my 2nd's....and firsts (if I don't secondary)

that looks perfectly normal to me


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Old 11-07-2012, 03:08 PM   #3
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Looks normal to me too....
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looks normal to me also
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I don't see an infection, I see what we usually see on the surface of beers in secondary- Yeast rafts. Little bits of yeast brought to the surface by rising currents of co2.
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If you had an infection, after 2 and half weeks (approx.) I think it would be more advanced than that. Keep an eye on it, but it looks like yeast rafts to me.
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Ok cool. I just didn't kno becaus like I said this is my first time I have racked to a secondary. Hasn't really gotten any different since the pic so I got my fingers crossed.


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