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Old 11-09-2007, 09:27 PM   #1
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Well this afternoon was dedicated to reading up and starting a new batch of beer but since its friday of a long weekend i decided to go and get some beer to sip on....well after i dumped my started yeast in my 100f wort....i went F@#$ as i realized what i had just done., guess i had a few to many lol...so is this going to kill all my yeast?

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Old 11-09-2007, 09:46 PM   #2
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If it was a dried yeast, most of it will survive and reproduce. Many liquid yeasts will make it as well, but expect a slow start while they recover.

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Old 11-09-2007, 10:16 PM   #3
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It will be fine.

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Old 11-09-2007, 11:51 PM   #4
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One thing is for sure...time will reveal how much made it

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Old 11-10-2007, 12:16 AM   #5
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You're not an idiot dude. An idiot is someone who leaves the lid on the brew pot during the boil. I won't do that again!

It was my first batch and I don't feel so bad about the aftertaste - the up front taste is good and I know what I did wrong. It will just come out towards the end of the night when people start to scramble for a beverage!

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Old 11-10-2007, 12:19 AM   #6
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Don't feel bad. I did this in 95 degree wort and realized what I was doing as the (liquid) yeast was pouring out of the pack. I felt like a total ass. Still everything worked out great. In fact, the beer fermented like crazy and it's still one of my favorite brews. The worst thing that could happen I guess is that you'd have to repitch.

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Old 11-10-2007, 01:32 AM   #7
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well i see a bit of bubbling and what not going on...so i guess its doing alright?

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Old 11-10-2007, 01:34 AM   #8
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120 degrees will injure and start to kill yeast, 140 degrees is the death toll.

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well i see a bit of bubbling and what not going on...so i guess its doing alright?
yep, I'd say so. give it another 24 hours and it should be bubbling light normal.

i pitched into 90+ wort once and it took almost 3 days to show signs of fermentation.
beer tastes fine though.
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i did the same thing a couple batches ago, it turned out fine, a little slow but it caught up and fermented out fine

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