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Old 08-09-2012, 03:33 AM   #1
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I'm making two different starters for two different batches that I'm brewing Friday. The LHBS had a sale a while back so I picked up a few different varieties of yeast. I just now realized that I smacked the pack of yeast that I didn't want to activate now. Would it be better to keep it sealed in its original pack until I want to use it, or make a starter with it now and use that later?

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Old 08-09-2012, 03:34 AM   #2
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Keep it in the pack and wait until you need to make a starter. No worries.

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Old 08-09-2012, 01:37 PM   #3
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yep - just put it back in the fridge in the original pack and bring it back out when you want to make that starter.

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