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Old 02-02-2008, 08:32 PM   #1
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I bottled my beers about a week ago and there is a good amount of off white something settled at the bottom of the bottles. What is it and what can i do about it?



 
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Old 02-02-2008, 08:36 PM   #2
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It's yeast, and you could thank them for carbonating your beer.


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Old 02-02-2008, 08:36 PM   #3
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It's called homebrewing my friend

It's yeast and protiens falling out of solution, and it's part of the game. Always pour your beer into a glass slowly, and leave the last 1/2 inch in the bottom of the bottle

What can you do about it? Start kegging.

 
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Old 02-02-2008, 08:57 PM   #4
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Thanks, you'd think the book my kit came with would mention something about that haha

 
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Old 02-03-2008, 06:57 PM   #5
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If its that thin little black 'basic' home brewing book...it leaves a LOT to be desired
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Old 02-04-2008, 05:39 PM   #6
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does this white somthing occur when bottling all homebrews? is it bad to drink? lets say if your drinking out of the bottle instead of pouring it into a glass?

 
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Old 02-04-2008, 05:44 PM   #7
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Its yeast, its like a little sign saying look Im really homebrew.

I typically do not pour in into my glass unless its a Hef.

 
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Old 02-04-2008, 05:46 PM   #8
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You'll find a huge majority of homebrewers do not recommend drinking out of a bottle for two reasons. It doesn't allow you to decant off the sediment and it doesn't allow you to get the full aroma experience.
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Old 02-04-2008, 07:03 PM   #9
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it adds to the flavor

 
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Old 02-04-2008, 07:26 PM   #10
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so why is it that more commercially bottled beers dont have the yeast buildup at the bottom??



 
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