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Offline flbrewer

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What the $%#& is this?
« on: January 15, 2014, 07:09:23 PM »
Brewed a 1 gallon extract kit tonight w. speciality grains and noticed this stuff floating around. Is it some grain that escaped the muslin bag, a part of the hop pellet? It looks like little pieces of lettuce.
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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 07:14:04 PM »
Part of a hop cone.

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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 09:03:13 PM »
A hop fairy wing  ;D
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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 09:18:15 PM »
I think Gold Member was standing over your boil kettle

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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 09:33:27 PM »
Looks like a hop petal to me are you using whole hops?
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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 09:55:39 PM »
Looks like onion skin. You using any Summit hops? ;)

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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2014, 04:11:11 AM »

Looks like a hop petal to me are you using whole hops?
Nope, various pellets.


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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2014, 06:21:35 AM »


Looks like a hop petal to me are you using whole hops?
Nope, various pellets.


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I see leaves in my fermenter when I dry hop with pellets.

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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2014, 06:38:53 AM »
interesting.  Perhaps not all the hop material was ground up and the pelletizing left some petals fairly intact.
It does look like a hop flower petal.  No reason to cuss.  ;D



I get some coir twine floaters when using whole hops sometimes  :o

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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2014, 08:58:20 AM »
Hop cone or wasp wing. You decide.
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Re: What the $%#& is this?
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2014, 09:59:18 AM »
(Please be wasp wings)


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