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Old 04-27-2012, 02:09 AM   #611
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I have a 5g batch of a peanut butter porter. It was in primary for about 6 weeks because I was busy and forgot about it. I racked it to secondary with some cocoa. It was fine at the time of transfer. It tasted great. I transfered it about 5 days ago. I came home tonight and found this after not looking at it since I racked it.

Is it aceto, lacto? it is a thin white film on the top that is somewhat wrinkley. On one side of the carboy there was a spot that had bumps on top of it.

Do I dump it, or rack underneath and leave some in the carboy? Should I rack to another (3rd) carboy or bottle it up?





Thanks for any help!

 
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:59 AM   #612
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Hard to see anything in those pictures besides flash reflection on the carboy.
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Old 04-27-2012, 04:26 AM   #613
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:33 PM   #614
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Any thoughts? Spent 6-7 weeks in primary, busy as hell. Golf course superintendent in May = no time to homebrew.

Smells like vinegar. Pipeline is 2 litres from being dry. Damn. Damn. Damn.......
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:46 PM   #615
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Golf course superintendent in May = no time to homebrew.
Especially in Canada.

When's your tee time? *clap...clap...clap clap clap*
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:55 PM   #616
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this is my first attempt at a homebrew. i tried an amber ale and currently in day 6 of fermenting. just wondering if this looks like it could possibly be an infected batch?
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:14 PM   #617
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this is my first attempt at a homebrew. i tried an amber ale and currently in day 6 of fermenting. just wondering if this looks like it could possibly be an infected batch?
All I see is CO2 bubbles and yeast rafts. Everything looks great.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:23 AM   #618
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I was just little worried and the stuff on the side also got me thinking but thanks a lot I'm sure a lot of newbs ask these same questions.

 
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:53 AM   #619
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I was just little worried and the stuff on the side also got me thinking but thanks a lot I'm sure a lot of newbs ask these same questions.

Thats just hops and yeast gunk on the sides.

It looks all good.

 
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:28 PM   #620
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This is my Foreign Extra Stout that I crafted. I decided to rack this to my secondary and I dropped 3.5 oz of coffee grounds without sanitizing it first just as an experiment. Then three weeks later I got this going on! Yayz!
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