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Old 04-23-2008, 07:58 PM   #1
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I just bottled my third batch two days ago, and today I noticed that there appears to be Krausen forming in the bottles? FG was 1.16, according to the Kit it should have been 1.14, hadn't moved in a day so I figured close enough? The only other thing I would note is that the beer seemed cloudier than the last time I did this kit, but that was close to a year ago so I couldn't say for sure.

Have any of you seen anything like this before?

Update: I just checked my EZ Cap bottle. I would say that is probably still fermenting, there are chunks floating around and it is well carbed after only two days. Man, I think I am going to have to ditch this batch... crap, and it was tasting great!


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Old 04-23-2008, 08:01 PM   #2
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How did it taste at bottling. even with fermentation in the bottle ie. carbonating. you shouldnt have krausen..


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Tasted Great! I sipped the hydrometer sample, then decided not cap the last bottle (only 3/4 full) and drank that. Full of hoppy flavor.... little flat though with a few sharp notes.
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Turned out to be not a problem, everything is coming up roses. Krausen has disappeared, still tastes great. Must relax more.
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Turned out to be not a problem, everything is coming up roses. Krausen has disappeared, still tastes great. Must relax more.
More than average sediment in the bottom?
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Yup, there is and the beer is pretty heady with a strong hop flavor. Good, but strong
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What did you use to prime? If you use DME, it could be the cause of the Krausen


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