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Old 04-06-2010, 09:02 PM   #1
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A couple of questions that I haven't seen touched on in the sticky...(hope I didn't just miss it).

I washed yeast from a trippel primary that was sitting for nine weeks...Any problem with waiting this long or longer?

After racking to keg and bottling bucket(2 seperate brews), I let is sit for 30 min or so before adding cold water. I it a more immediate approach?

I sanitized a gallon jar, and pulled water straight from tap(good tap water), is the boiling on the sticky just good sanitation practices?

How do I know if my yeast is viable?


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Old 04-07-2010, 12:59 AM   #2
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I wouldn't wash the yeast from a big beer like a trippel - the yeast from a big beer is stressed.

And I also wouldn't use non-boiled water, for sanitation reasons.

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