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Old 08-17-2008, 06:27 PM   #1
Aug 2008
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I made a batch of pale ale and tranfered it from the plastic pail to a glass carboy after 6 days. Overnight it developed what looks like white mold. Is this normal? I tried to be pretty sterile so... Any advice?

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Old 08-17-2008, 09:31 PM   #2
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How sure are you that it's mold? Can you post a picture?

Relax, don't worry, your beer is probably fine. From my limited experience, it probably is just krausen that the yeast made since they got a jump-start, so to speak, from being transfered. Don't mess with it, just wait it out. If it goes away, you're fine. If it is mold, then there's nothing that you can do as far as I know.
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