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My Mead My Mead ???

Postby brewhaha » Wed Apr 24, 2002 8:51 am

yesterday, after checking my mead, i see a thin film floating at the top, do I have an infection ? what should I do ?
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Pectins Afloat?

Postby Mesa Maltworks » Wed Apr 24, 2002 3:45 pm

You may have an infection... or maybe what you are seeing are floating wax that was briefly solubilized and has re-coagulated and risen to the top. Use sensory evaluation... smell funny?... taste funny? Otherwise the only way to know what is floating is using a microscope.

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