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Old 01-15-2013, 10:40 PM   #1
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Hello all. So I pitched 8 month old harvested yeast into rye stout wort in the hopes that there were still some viable cells, but after 3 days (I know, I know, it's not long enough to really know if you have active fermentation) of no activity (checked w/ hydrometer) I assumed it wasn't viable and started thinking about plan b. I had a lot of begian yeast on hand (wyeast flanders golden) that I know is viable so I pitched 8 ounces. I know there are some good belgian stouts out there-- Boulevard "Dark Truth" comes to mind-- but it got me thinking about the kind of beers that get invented by accident or in moments of crisis.

I wanted to start a thread about those mistakes or happy accidents or crisis decisions that ended up making great beer. Cheers all!

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Old 01-15-2013, 10:43 PM   #2
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....I wanted to start a thread about those mistakes or happy accidents or crisis decisions that ended up making great beer. Cheers all!
You mean like THIS thread? :Confused:

What are some of the mistakes you made...where your beer still turned out great!

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Old 01-15-2013, 11:59 PM   #3
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Missed that when I searched for it. Thanks for pointing it out!

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