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Old 07-29-2011, 05:02 AM   #1
poconnell
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Jul 2011
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My son put my AHS yeast pack in the freezer...just found it frozen solid and put it in the fridge.

Do I need to order another one or do you thin kit will be okay by next weekend?

 
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Old 07-29-2011, 11:44 AM   #2
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You'll need to make a starter to be sure.
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Old 07-29-2011, 11:55 AM   #3
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the cell count has probably been greatly reduced if not killed.. make a starter and step it up or order another one.

 
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Old 07-29-2011, 02:23 PM   #4
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I had a brain fart and put a yeast pack in the freezer overnight.
I pulled it out, let it thaw in the fridge, and put it in a starter.
The starter worked great, there was activity 6 hours after pitch.

 
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Old 07-29-2011, 02:25 PM   #5
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The living yeast will just eat the dead yeast in the starter anyhow. Make a 2-stage starter if you can and then RDWHAHB.

 
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Old 07-30-2011, 03:33 AM   #6
poconnell
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Thanks for the advice. I'm gonna order a new one and do a starter...I'll be ahead of the curve for my next batch that way.

 
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