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    Are these yeast rafts on my Belgian Ale?

    Yes sir they are yeast rafts. And some co2 as well.
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    Beer in air lock what to do?

    I'm talking about co2.. No film just gas bubbles
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    Too much heat for Safale US-05 Ale Dry Yeast?

    The heat may give you so me off flavors how ever can you cool
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    Cleaning Carboy

    It is better to use pbw dish soap will harm your head retention. Also oxiclean free will work as a substitute .
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    Beer in air lock what to do?

    Thanks for the reply, I managed to drop the fermentation temp down and slowed it back. So I have installed a new stopper and airlock ( thank god for spares). It has stabilized and doing well. Sanitized all exteriors, and will hope for no infection. Do you think that will hold?
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    Beer in air lock what to do?

    Thanks for the reply, I managed to drop the fermentation temp down and slowed it back. So I have installed a new stopper and airlock ( thank god for spares). It has stabilized and doing well. Sanitized all exteriors, and will hope for no infection. Do you think that will hold?
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    Beer in air lock what to do?

    So I assumed that my beer had reached a point to lager it... How ever after I transferred to a secondary it exploded and a very active fermentation started . When I opened the primary bucket I saw that the krausen had fallen and that a white layer of co2 had taken its place. So I transferred...
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    First all grain in the books!

    Hi all did my first all grain brew to day and I'm wandering how to calculate my efficiency . Any one know a good calculator ?
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    The crazy @$$ recipe thread

    1oz citra at 15 min.
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    Need help with Hefe

    1.018 is perfect. Mine are right there all the time .
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    strange formation in carboy

    Looks like cold break settling to me. Should be fine.
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    California Spare arm

    Still available?
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    Can someone tell me what this is?

    Yes sometimes yeast will form rafts. Could be temperature related I occasionally see it . Not quite sure why But it turns out just fine. I just let it settle out. I have one now that looks like yours and it's been sitting in a secondary for the better part of the year. Just getting ready to...
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    Can someone tell me what this is?

    Hi it looks like yeast to me.... Mead has good clarity so far . I think there's nothing to worry about.
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    Recommendation for a good apple extract OR how do I use cider as an additive?

    Add to primary swirl pitch yeast. Your welcome .......
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