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Old 10-05-2012, 11:12 PM   #1
Sep 2012
Worcester, MA
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I got an extract kit a few months back and wasn't ready to use it. It is safale dry yeast (dont remember which) I put the yeast in the fridge. Is this ok to do ? Will my beer turn out ok ? I'm making a milk stout eventually.

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Old 10-05-2012, 11:16 PM   #2
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Yep, good idea to keep it refrigerated if you're not going to use it for a while.
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:17 PM   #3
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I always throw my packets of dry yeast in the fridge till use.

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Old 10-06-2012, 12:07 AM   #4
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Fridge is the recommended storage location.

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Old 10-06-2012, 07:09 AM   #5
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+1 to fridge! You're good!
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