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Offline deepsouth

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one yeast, two different krausen colors.....
« on: January 30, 2012, 05:27:16 PM »
i've brewed more than a handful of times, but this is the first time i've seen this.  ideas?





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Re: one yeast, two different krausen colors.....
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2012, 05:30:00 PM »
That's hop sludge (braun hefe).  Don't worry about it.  Old books used to recommend skimming it off since it has a really nasty bitterness, but it tends to fall out or stick to the side of the carboy as fermentation winds down anyway.
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Re: one yeast, two different krausen colors.....
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2012, 08:07:12 PM »
That's what it looks like to me too.
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Re: one yeast, two different krausen colors.....
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2012, 04:57:10 AM »
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