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Old 03-07-2007, 08:11 PM   #1
Oct 2006
Madison, Wisconsin.
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I heard that you may have to repitch some yeast if you let it sit in secondary for too long.

I think it may even have been 2 months now in secondary.

I have a cup of DME that I was going to use to carbonate it...
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:16 PM   #2
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Tap off a bit, add some table sugar and let it sit at 70F for 3-4 days. If there is still enough yeast, you'll know quickly.
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