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Old 02-16-2010, 10:34 PM   #1
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Default Long time in primary...yeast washing still an option?

I have an American Pale Ale in the primary for 3 months now....I know, lazy but life has been hectic. I plan on bottling this weekend and was going to wash the yeast. Any concerns?

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Old 02-16-2010, 11:01 PM   #2
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Yes, dont spill your beer.

I wouldnt sweat your yeast being 'bad' or anything.Im sure that someone else with more yeast experience will chime in here. Ive pitched on to yeast cakes 2-3 months old and had very fast vigorous fermentations.

This weekend will be a 1.5 month yeast cake (Im lazy...)

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