Large Amount Of Stuck Yeast on Better Bottle

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SteveLikesBeer

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I used a better bottle for the first sour I've ever done. The yeast really went nuts and ended up pushing the airlock off. In the process a lot of yeast got stuck on the top and aides of the better bottle. Pretty much the entire cone area up through the neck has a layer of drying yeast. I've had small amounts stick when using buckets and leave it alone but this looks like quite a bit more. Should I swirl the bottle and get some of it back in suspension or should I leave it alone and let it continue to harden (and somewhat fall in later)?
 

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I would leave it alone and clean it when the beer is finished. If aging it a very long time, then you could rack to another bottle when things settle down.
 
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I would leave it alone and clean it when the beer is finished. If aging it a very long time, then you could rack to another bottle when things settle down.
Thanks cluckk. For my continuing brewing education, why do you suggest that?:)
 

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I used a better bottle for the first sour I've ever done. The yeast really went nuts and ended up pushing the airlock off. In the process a lot of yeast got stuck on the top and aides of the better bottle. Pretty much the entire cone area up through the neck has a layer of drying yeast. I've had small amounts stick when using buckets and leave it alone but this looks like quite a bit more. Should I swirl the bottle and get some of it back in suspension or should I leave it alone and let it continue to harden (and somewhat fall in later)?
i use better bottles to ferment sours for up to a year and i can't think of a reason to worry about the krausen that is stuck to the bottle.
 
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