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Pitched my yeast 5hrs ago. Just looked airlock starting
To bubble already. Just looks weird only done two other batches. Didn't look like this

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The few times I've dry-pitched US-05, I've noticed similar behavior but only lasts for a day or so, until active fermentation gets going.
 
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Was an all grain recipe kit. Nottingham ale yeast. I rehydrated of course!
Just looked again, krausen forming overtop of the floaties now. Fermentation has
Definetly started.
 

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I have seen something similar to this with both w34/70 lager and US-05. Both recipes were heavy on pilsner malt. Mine looked like a brain in a jar, I posted it on facebook and scared all my friends who have no idea where their beer comes from.

I think it's proteins from the boil or something like that, I dunno. This is one of the reasons why I love fermenting in glass. I don't think it's anything to worry about. RDWHAHB.
 
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Ok thanks guys was just kinda freaking out. I guess it's so true that every batch and yeast reacts differently
 

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Cold break proteins usually have that, " wet popcorn" sort of look to them. This one looks to have the yeast floaters mixed up in it?
 
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Holy krausen now batman. Biggest one I've had yet and still growing. Wondering if I should figure out a blowoff tube asap. Don't know if I have an appropriate fitting though!

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1 inch plastic tubing fits perfectly inside the glass carboy opening. Cut a short piece to come out of the opening, a short piece to make it from the center of the carboy to the side, and another about the height of the carboy, and connect them with 1 inch PVC elbows. Empty into a pitcher with a couple inches of starsan.
 
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