Infected batch?

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hotbeer

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Looks good to me. Did the recipe have a lot of additions of other stuff besides hops?

My week old very hoppy NEIPA actually looks a bit like that right now. I'm not worried.
 
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Smells normal to me. Only other addition was 1lb of Lactose durning the boil. Thanks guys eased my nerves lol
 

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Yep, looks like krausen to me. If it was infected, it would have a filmy layer over the top. Do a search for "show your pellicle" to see what those look like.
Not every infected batch gets those, but most do.
 

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