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Yesterday I brewed a English IPA, my first and maybe last sober brew. When the boil was finished I added my flame out hop addition and went about getting an ice bath together. About 7 min later I looked behind me to see my flameout addition LME, all 6.6 lbs of it. In a frantic moment I restarted the boil, once it was boiling I turned it off and added the LME. Then I cooled and pitched S-04. Fermentation took off over night and temp is holding at 68 degrees. But, the beer is green. I mean there is rolling green beer in my fermenter. Did I mess up by starting the boil again? It was 15 degrees F out, so there was a temp drop, which is why I restarted the boil.
 

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when the most active part of the fermentation begins to slow, the green will begin dropping out. right amount of time in the primary will clear the beer.
 

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hop pellets break up by the activity of the fermentation. the hops are held in suspension by the wort being churned by the yeast activity.

my petite saisons are a lovely yellow/green. first time also shocked me.
 

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hop bags contain the bulk of the hops but there are hop particles that get through. It will fall out of suspension when the fermentation is done. i wouldnt worry about it.

Post a pic. im curious to see how green it actually is.
 

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It'll drop out.

Just because you use a hop bag doesn't mean it contained all of the hop particulate, just the big stuff. All of my lighter colored beers tend to have a greenish hue until active fermentation dies down.
 
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I just had my wife snap a pic for me, I am at work. It came out looking brown. She said that the green is fading, since I looked this morning. With S-04 working so fast, I am not surprised.
 
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