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Old 05-07-2011, 01:45 PM   #1
Feb 2011
Peoria, IL
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I smacked it on Tuesday afternoon, in anticipation of making a starter. But something came up. I didnt get my starter made, and the poofed out pack has been sitting on the counter for 3 days. Since I didnt get to make my starter, I plan to make a "short starter" tonight for a brew day tomorrow and pitch the whole starter without decanting.

Just wondering if this yeast will still be okay after sitting out this long?
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Old 05-07-2011, 02:35 PM   #2
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Wichita, Kansas
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Should be ok as long as it hasn't been super hot in the house. They sometimes get rustled in shipment and start "poofing" early. It's not a huge deal. Just don't want to let them get too hot and bothered

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