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Old 09-03-2012, 07:00 PM   #1
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Hey gang,

When if ever should one repitch after a lid or significant blow off tube experience? I usually get some blow off when brewing my Hef, this time it was significantly more. Fermentation is still going after 5 days so it's not stuck for sure, just curious if I should pitch another vial or ???

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Old 09-03-2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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No need. to. repitch. Just let it go.

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It's fermenting why would you need to pitch more yeast?

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I was only thinking that the blow off left me with fewer yeast and we all know what under pitching does...

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I was only thinking that the blow off left me with fewer yeast and we all know what under pitching does...

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But seriously, just leave it alone. Maybe replace the blow off tube so you can clean the first one. You should try underpitching once in a while. The effects of under-pitching are difficult to replicate if you have healthy yeast unless you MASSIVELY under pitch.
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