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Old 11-24-2005, 06:38 PM   #1
Mar 2005
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I've read in a few places that it will enhance the taste to skim off the scum during boiling, and we did that.

What about the scum/kraussen formed during ferment? Should I attack the primary with a sanitized scoop?


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Old 11-24-2005, 06:51 PM   #2
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The crust in the fermenter should be left alone. It's scum, but it's our kind of scum.
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Old 12-13-2005, 03:46 AM   #3
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Agreed. Leave Mr. Kreusen alone. He is our friend...
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