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Old 11-09-2011, 05:09 AM   #1
Jan 2011
San Francisco, CA
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When I returned from the brew shop yesterday I had so much going on that I forgot to pop my white labs yeast vial back into the fridge. I just remembered it more than 24hrs. later.

Does anyone know how this will effect the yeast?


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Old 11-09-2011, 07:00 AM   #2
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24hrs should not be a problem - ive made this mistake with wyeast smack packs before, at least a couple times.

My suggestion is to make a starter with it to quell any worries you may still have about it's viability.
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Old 11-09-2011, 02:24 PM   #3
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+1, make a starter and no worries at all.
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