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Offline dayflowr

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chèvre fail!
« on: July 17, 2012, 08:12:02 PM »
I've made chèvre a billion times with no problem. I started a double batch last night and 24 hours later checked on it as usual and discovered that I have a patty of cheese floating on top of the whey and it's full of tiny bubbles. It looks more like bread dough than chèvre. What did I do wrong? It was super humid today but the cheese was no warmer than 72 degrees. Thoughts?

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Re: chèvre fail!
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2012, 08:27:08 PM »
Contamination, likely with yeast or coliform. How does it smell?
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Re: chèvre fail!
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2012, 09:00:44 PM »
It smells just like it should. I did drop the spoon in it so I'm guessing that's the source. The chickens sure loved it. Good thing my goats are giving me lots of milk right now so 2 gallons to the chickens isn't a huge loss.   :D

Thanks for the input!