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Old 10-01-2009, 09:57 PM   #1
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I tried doing a cold fermentaion for the first time this week. Put it in my secondary fridge but i think it got too cold. Did I kill the yeast or will it do its thing once i get it to the right temp.

If it is dead can i pitch another batch of yeast into the same beer?(would hate to waste all that beer).

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Old 10-01-2009, 10:00 PM   #2
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We need more information but I can assure you the yeast arent dead unless you pitched at 120 degrees

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Old 10-01-2009, 10:02 PM   #3
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What kind of yeast are you using, and how cold is your fridge? Some yeast strains are designed to ferment in the high 40's/low 50s, but most don't do well at fridge temperatures. The yeast strain has a specific temperature requirement, so make sure you're following that.
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