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Old 11-13-2012, 01:47 AM   #1
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Kind of funny, my WLP013 starter at 24 hours old is, of all things, lumpy. This was taken immediately after swirling it up.

Thoughts? Will it vroom if I put four thousand volts through it? Is it dead, or just really good at the science of flocculation?


 
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:03 AM   #2
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Normal for a highly flocculant yeast.

The first time I saw it I thought I had cottage cheese in my flask.

 
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:07 AM   #3
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English yeasts are like that (and english yeasts are highly flocculant like beergolf says). I was surprised the first time I saw that.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:31 AM   #4
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English yeasts are like that (and english yeasts are highly flocculant like beergolf says). I was surprised the first time I saw that.
Me too! It looked like small curd cottage cheese and I though it was spoiled.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:33 AM   #5
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Interesting, sounds like it's ready to do battle with the 1.087 stout tomorrow. Thanks everyone!

 
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:33 PM   #6
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Yup, my second batch ever was an extract ESB kit with WY1968- I thought I had done something wrong but the internet reassured me. Very tasty beer.
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