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Old 10-29-2008, 09:21 PM   #1
Oct 2008
Saratoga Springs
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After a week in the primary, my first partial mash, IPA had a bunch of white globs in it. I think it's protein or something, but just curious to know what this is. I didn't really filter my beer. Only whirlpooled, then syphoned off after the boil.

Just curious!


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Old 10-29-2008, 11:27 PM   #2
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My guess is...get ready, it is very technical....yeast floaties.

Clumps sometimes float up to the top to hang out for a while. I don't know why, they just do.
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Old 10-30-2008, 02:01 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Nurmey View Post
Clumps sometimes float up to the top to hang out for a while. I don't know why, they just do.
They're tired and drunk...So they're resting!
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