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Old 01-10-2013, 04:10 PM   #1
Feb 2012
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Hello everyone,

I have a question after fermenting my first All Grain beer.

After opening the fermenter for dry hopping and measuring my final gravity I noticed what is pictured below... Is this infection or yeast floating?

I used the BRY 97 and have never noticed this when I have done extract brews in the past.

Thanks for your help.

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Old 01-10-2013, 04:13 PM   #2
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Yeast floating. It doesn't look like an infection.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:14 PM   #3
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Yeast is brown infection is white??

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Old 01-10-2013, 04:19 PM   #4
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Yeast can be white too. You will definitely know when you have an infection. Those are just yeast rafts. Relax, bottle or keg it, and enjoy when carbed.

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Old 01-10-2013, 04:20 PM   #5
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Agreed, yeast. Totally normal
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:04 PM   #6
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Yup,yeast rafts & I also see some hop oils floating with'em.
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