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Old 01-01-2013, 08:12 PM   #1
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:17 PM   #2
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that looks like beer fermenting to me. actually thats what my pilsner looks like right now.

 
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:18 PM   #3
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Looks like a nice normal krausen.
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:45 PM   #4
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Belgians ferment really nasty. First one I made smelled like someone puked in it. I almost dumped it but asked on here and all said it was normal. The beer turned out great in the end. Glad I waited!

 
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Old 01-01-2013, 09:00 PM   #5
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Please tell us you are not racking it, looks like an auto siphon in some of those pics.
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:00 PM   #6
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Please tell us you are not racking it, looks like an auto siphon in some of those pics.
Just a note, mine looked like that well after fermentation was complete.

 
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:02 PM   #7
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Normal for most belgian white yeasts. Which strain did you use?
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:07 PM   #8
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Why are you racking??
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:53 AM   #9
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im sure (actually im hoping) hes just using the racking cane to show the nasty looking krausen,right?........right?

 
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:10 AM   #10
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You can rack from underneath a belgian krausen that doesn't drop. Sometimes these yeasts can stick around for a month without dropping.
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