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Old 01-10-2013, 12:02 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by ThirstyCajun View Post
Pitched at 78F, held @ 70F until fermentation started then brought it down to around 65F.
Normally you want to go the other direction.
Start fermenting at a cooler temp (65) and slowly let it rise over the fermentation. And try not to pitch until you've reached pitching temps. The wort will survive a couple of hours without any yeast!

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