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Old 01-31-2009, 04:39 PM   #1
Jan 2009
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Is it bad/detrimental to have left a white labs liquid yeast out of the fridge for a day before I pitched it (no starter)?
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Old 01-31-2009, 04:44 PM   #2
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Not worth worrying about. Only really need to refrigerate it for prolonged storage. I usually take my liquid vials out of the fridge about 4 hours before pitching anyways. The yeast like to warm up before getting down to business.

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Old 01-31-2009, 04:45 PM   #3
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You should let it warm to pitching temp anyway so as not to shock the yeasties

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Old 01-31-2009, 04:46 PM   #4
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It takes longer than that to get yeast shipped most of the time, and they don't use refrigerated trucks. It will be fine.

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