So what is this in my primary?? PIC

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zanemoseley

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I brewed a PM of Ed's Haus Pale Ale and after 3 days I checked the gravity and saw something I never have before, best I can guess is something from the hops or small bits of grain that got through the bag and were left in for the boil. I don't attempt to strain or separate the hops.



 

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Yep. Looks like husk material to me. But someone with much more experience can tell you for sure.

Do you whirlpool before you go from kettle to primary?

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Thanks guys. And I was confusing myself, it was actually the Hobgoblin II batch I kegged Sunday, got my brews mixed up. Guess some grain did a good job of getting through my grain bag and doesn't settle out. I don't whirlpool cause I just dump out my kettle not siphon, although I may try that on a batch to see what gets left behind.
 

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I would try to use a siphon to go from kettle to fermenter (after whirlpooling), you will leave a lot of stuff behind. Also, try not to peek at the primary!
 
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