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Offline syncopadence

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So, is this bad?
« on: March 06, 2015, 06:38:05 am »
Hey guys, I'm a bit of a noob, so please forgive my ignorance, but is this bad? It doesn't smell bad or anything, but is this a bad sign or just sediment? This is also my first all grain batch. This is after 4 weeks of fermenting, and currently sitting at about 1.012. Any help is much appreciated. Thank you. Pic is in the link below.
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Re: So, is this bad?
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2015, 06:40:15 am »
That's just yeast colonies on the surface. Your beer is done. Get it carbonated and drink it!

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Re: So, is this bad?
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2015, 06:46:48 am »
That's just yeast colonies on the surface. Your beer is done. Get it carbonated and drink it!

This is the first gravity I've taken after fermenting. Should I wait a couple more days to see if it's unchanged before bottling? Also, I still see bubbles coming to the surface.
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Re: So, is this bad?
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2015, 06:59:52 am »
If you want to be 100% safe, "yes", but I can tell from looking at it that it is completely done. If it has been in that same bucket for 4 weeks it isn't going to drop any lower. If it were me, I'd just go ahead and bottle.

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Re: So, is this bad?
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2015, 07:04:37 am »
Sounds good to me! Thank you!

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Re: So, is this bad?
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2015, 12:59:06 pm »
If that's bad then I make a lot of bad beer. How was it?