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Old 10-26-2008, 08:24 PM   #1
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I am getting a sulfur smell from my Hefe. I read on the white labs site that this hefe yeast gives off a little sulfur. I can smell it when I open the door to the closet. Should I be worried? Did I over aerate?


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Old 10-26-2008, 08:25 PM   #2
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Enjoy the scent of successful fermentation


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Old 10-26-2008, 08:29 PM   #3
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Dude my 2nd batch was a lot stinkier then the 1st. I kept it inside a closed cooler and when I would open it I would be overwhelmed with stinky smell
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That means its working. Huzzah!
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Awesome. I guess I am just worried because a lot of the other new guys tell these horror stories of their first brew day and how everything went wrong-- then the beer was AWESOME.. My first brew went exactly as planned and I am now wondering if thats good! So just to make sure I just ordered the Fat Tire clone from Austin Homebrew. Guess you can say I am hooked!!
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I remember my first wheat I did smelled really bad like sulfur. Made my whole downstairs smell for like a week. Its ok though
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Think of it this way... if that smell didn't come out, it'd still be in your beer.
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The sulfur smell is normal with Hefes. It'll go away soon.


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