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Sulphur smell from US-05?
« on: September 08, 2011, 10:51:14 AM »
Anyone notice this smell out of this yeast?

I have it in a fridge to ferment...it smelled hoptastic the first 5 days, but the last few have been rotting eggs?  Just wondering if it is because of a closed fermentation chamber that the buildup is so evident?  FWIW, the ferment went well and is mostly done, no other signs of foul play.


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Re: Sulphur smell from US-05?
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 11:52:18 AM »
Never had a sulfur smell with US-05 and I use it a lot.
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Re: Sulphur smell from US-05?
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2011, 02:58:32 PM »
Thanks, yea, me neither. 

I better check the bins down below again for forgotten old goods. ::)
There has to be something lurking in that fridge.

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Re: Sulphur smell from US-05?
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2011, 05:59:38 PM »
I caught a whiff of sulphur from this yeast on an IPA I did recently. The beer turned out great.
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Re: Sulphur smell from US-05?
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2011, 06:40:59 PM »
How much sulfate are you adding to your water?  You might get that effect if too much is added.
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Re: Sulphur smell from US-05?
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2011, 06:59:50 AM »
Shucks, thanks for the thoughts fellas.

Sure enough, there was half a cabbage head in a ziplock in the left crisper. :-[
NASTY and goopy,  wow, that is gross. ::)
I really don't remember stashing that in there.

Duh, ummm, all is well here, although the smell lingers. 
I am going to have to swear off multi use in the "fermentation chamber".






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Re: Sulphur smell from US-05?
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2011, 09:37:21 AM »
That is hilarious, nasty, but hilarious
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