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ao125

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I was checking in on my IIPA when I noticed this clumpy stuff floating on top. Any idea what it is?

It's not stringy and looks like some sort of coagulation.

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Nope. Same thing was in my iipa. It was yeast despite the nasty appearance.
 

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My last IPA looked like that. It was the first time I used washed yeast and irish moss, but I think it was the irish moss that caused it (maybe not). It eventually dropped to the bottom.
 
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It's toast, gone, uber infected.

Good thing I run a bad beer disposal facility here in Mpls. Send this batch to:
NordeastBrewer
P.O. box # 77
Mpls, MN 55555












No, really, you're good. That's yeast on top. RDWHAHB
 
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This is my first time using this particular yeast as well as irish moss... so if it's one of those two things, I'll keep an eye out for it in the future.

FWIW this is day 15/21.

Thanks for the quick feedback!
 
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Clearly not an infection. 8.4% abv and 106.5 IBUs later...

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