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Old 10-30-2013, 07:43 PM   #1
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Default I've got floties. are they gonna ruin my batch.

My first post and fourth batch

So I have a half gal jug of spicy cyser in secondary, and about 1/2 an inch from the top there is a scattering of specks floating. They were in the primary before I racked, and don't seam to be growing. It is clear otherwise. What's weird is they all stay at exactly the same depth; they float and they don't settle. What are these floties, and should I worry?

It's currently still at ~10% abv and the plan is to backsweeten to taste, bottle and carb, then pasteurize to stop fermentation.
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:48 PM   #2
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Probabaly just honey proteins or wax, or yeast, floating around.. You're probably fine, but in the future you can post a pic of them to get a more concise answer.

Basically if it doesn't look like something out of the pellicle photo thread, it's not infected.
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