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Old 11-07-2012, 12:27 AM   #1
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So with the hurricane my power went out last Monday and only came back on today. I have three batches bottle conditioning and for the whole last week had wild temp swings in my house - down to 55 and up to 70 in the kitchen where the bottles are in cases. The temperature was more often cold than warm as I used the stove to heat the house. I was wondering if the yeast will pick back up on their own now that the stable house temp is 68 or if I should gently rotate each bottle around a few times, not shaking or turning upside down, to rouse the yeast. What's the concensus when this kind of thing happens?


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Old 11-07-2012, 12:31 AM   #2
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I dont think thats neccessary. Just leave em conditioning at 70. My house is pretty cool (60-65) and i never have a problem. Maybe just let them sit for an extra week before cracking them.

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Old 11-07-2012, 12:38 AM   #3
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It won't hurt anything to give the bottles a swirl.
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