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Old 03-21-2012, 03:31 PM   #1
Mar 2011
Burnsville, Nc
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I had a bells starter on my stir plate and forgeting my ferm chamber is at 75 right now I put it in there. The stater smells pretty estery. Can the yeast still be used?

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Old 03-21-2012, 05:35 PM   #2
May 2010
Wixom, Michigan
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If you're going by the smell test, decant the liquid off and re-pitch into a 2nd starter then smell it again.
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Old 03-21-2012, 05:40 PM   #3
Feb 2011
Clemson, SC
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Just about all of my starters ferment at 70-75*F. Just cold crash and decant most of the starter beer off the cake before swirling up the yeast prior to pitching.

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