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Title: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: aubeertine31 on December 14, 2010, 12:23:58 AM
Was just about to bottle my Winter Warmer (a little late maybe but it'll be winter for awhile...) from my secondary and noticed a bunch of little white floaties. I'm thinking this is probably some sort of mold but really really hoping it isn't. I took a final gravity reading and it was at my intended range (1.017) and I tasted some and it was actually pretty good. I would really prefer not to throw it out.
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Title: Re: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: a10t2 on December 14, 2010, 01:11:10 AM
I can't really tell from the pictures. Wait a week and see what happens.
Title: Re: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: beerocd on December 14, 2010, 01:17:12 AM
Those are flavor spots. Drink up!
Only thing is I keg and it can take up to 160psi. Your bottles cannot.
If you can keep them in the garage after carbing up - they probably won't pop
and you just gotta drink em before spring thaw.
Title: Re: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: oscarvan on December 14, 2010, 01:30:47 AM
Define "flavor spots"......
Title: Re: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: beerocd on December 14, 2010, 01:44:46 AM
Define "flavor spots"......

Sorry, I spelled it wrong. It's Flavour spots. Does that help any?

Title: Re: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: aubeertine31 on December 14, 2010, 02:34:10 AM
Like little specks of joy and love? Thanks for the help, about to bottle it now...
Title: Re: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: Mark G on December 14, 2010, 02:30:04 PM
It's hard to tell from the pictures, but it may just be yeast floating on the surface. Let us know how it turns out. I'll bet it's fine.
Title: Re: Ut-Oh...newbie needs a 2nd opinion
Post by: aubeertine31 on December 14, 2010, 04:49:55 PM
Yeah, will do. I tasted a sample and I thought it smelled and tasted great, it is currently in bottles, so I'll have another taste in a few weeks