Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Wyeast Smack Pack
Thread Tools
Old 10-16-2009, 11:50 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 17,743
Liked 1374 Times on 1332 Posts
Likes Given: 55

Default Wyeast Smack Pack

I ordered a Wyyeast smack pak that was shipped on 13 October. Got it today, 16 Oct. The pack was sealed together with a coldpak in another clear plastic bag. The coldpack was not frozen but it was "cool". The smack pak had not swelled. I placed it immediately in the refrigerator. Do you think it's ok? Would the package swell if it got too hot in transit? Thanks for any information.

Reelale is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2009, 11:54 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 3,478
Liked 95 Times on 63 Posts
Likes Given: 18


You're fine!

I'm too lazy and have too many beers going to keep updating this!
KingBrianI is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 10-16-2009, 11:56 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
RichBrewer's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Denver, Colorado
Posts: 5,853
Liked 137 Times on 69 Posts
Likes Given: 106


The yeast should be fine. Sounds like it was a good shipment. Even if it got hot it won't swell much. The swelling starts with yeast activity which happens when the smack pack inside is crushed combining the yeast with nutrient.
RichBrewer is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2009, 03:00 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Posts: 178
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 1


your groooovy gravy...


Nico Chiarito --- Brew or Die
--- (Oakland, CA) ---

yeqmaster is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do I need to do a starter if I am using a wyeast smack pack redneckbeagle Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 27 05-01-2011 12:56 AM
Wyeast Smack Pack TomInMaine Recipes/Ingredients 12 05-01-2011 12:26 AM
Wyeast Smack Pack talenos Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 04-12-2009 05:29 AM
Wyeast smack pack Jordan Wilson Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 07-02-2008 03:36 AM
Wyeast smack pack question. TimmyMcOwnsYou Recipes/Ingredients 3 08-30-2007 08:23 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads