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Old 03-27-2010, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default High pitching temps and leftover yeast

Due to a lack of snow, my IC system sh*t out at ~82F. Being late (after work brew session) I racked to carboy and, shrugging, pitched a real healthy starter of Wyeast 1272 (Am AleII, that's right , I dropped the deuce). Do any ill effects arise from this kind of temp? It is fermenting 12 hours later but slower than I'd expect.
Also I ended up with an extra 2 qts. which I racked into my starter jug. There wasn't enough yeast there to ferment with so I added a bit of S-04. So I'm left with a cut packet of yeast which I folded up and taped shut. Would you chuck it, put it back in the fridge, or would freezing help, hurt etc...?


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Old 03-27-2010, 04:31 PM   #2
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I'd toss the leftover yeast. It's cheap and it isn't worth the risk.

The beer you pitched at 72 will likely be pretty fruity and may have a lot of fusels to it.
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