HBT 2015 Big Giveaway - This is it - Final Weekend to Enter!

Huge Supporting Membership Discounts - 20% Off - Final Weekend!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > sigh, forgot yo aerate
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-14-2012, 11:38 AM   #1
timcadieux
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 326
Liked 15 Times on 15 Posts
Likes Given: 26

Default sigh, forgot yo aerate

So mainframe some wine coolers for the wife. I disolved some sugar in some hoping water and mixes in the sugar. Promptly fell asleep while waiting for it to cool. This morning I simply threw in the yeast (EC-1118) and left. I just realised that I did not shake the living @!?! out of it first.

Worries? Can I do it tonight when i get home? Would it hurt the yeasties to be shaken up once they are awake?
__________________
Fermenting - 10g Galaxy Pale Ale, 10g Burton Pale Ale , 5g Belgian IPA
Kegged - Raging Red Irish Ale, Black Widow Kolsch
On Deck - Captain Hooked on bitters ESB
On Tap - Revvy's Leffe Blonde Clone, Founders Porter Clone
timcadieux is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 11:40 AM   #2
BrewerBear
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: !, !
Posts: 1,241
Liked 77 Times on 71 Posts
Likes Given: 42

Default

It's not the end of the world,the yeast know what they are doing and will take off.You can do it tonight if you want to.
BrewerBear is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 11:43 AM   #3
timcadieux
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 326
Liked 15 Times on 15 Posts
Likes Given: 26

Default

I can give it a good shake, even if the yeast have taken off?
__________________
Fermenting - 10g Galaxy Pale Ale, 10g Burton Pale Ale , 5g Belgian IPA
Kegged - Raging Red Irish Ale, Black Widow Kolsch
On Deck - Captain Hooked on bitters ESB
On Tap - Revvy's Leffe Blonde Clone, Founders Porter Clone
timcadieux is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 11:54 AM   #4
bja
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 1,947
Liked 141 Times on 105 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by timcadieux View Post
I can give it a good shake, even if the yeast have taken off?
Why bother if it's fermenting?

BTW, what is "mainframe some wine coolers"? And how do you make "hoping water"?
__________________
____________________________________________

I know it just wouldn't be right to kill all the stupid people that we meet, but do you think it would be appropriate to just remove all of the warning labels and let nature take its course?

Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid.
bja is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 12:03 PM   #5
brewguyver
Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
brewguyver's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 1,366
Liked 159 Times on 118 Posts
Likes Given: 11

Default

If this is in full swing you could probably aerate w/o a problem. Yeast will chew up the O2. However it may not be worth the effort.

I've never fermented simple sugar water, so I'm not sure how it reacts. Have you done this before and what was the result? I'm intrigued!
__________________
Brewguyver - the man who does everything wrong so you won't have to!
brewguyver is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 12:26 PM   #6
timcadieux
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Posts: 326
Liked 15 Times on 15 Posts
Likes Given: 26

Default

Nope, never done this before.
Bja, those were AutoCorrects from my phone and the app wouldn't let me Edit afterward.

It was 'making some wine coolers' and 'boiling water' not hoping water. Stupid autocorrect
__________________
Fermenting - 10g Galaxy Pale Ale, 10g Burton Pale Ale , 5g Belgian IPA
Kegged - Raging Red Irish Ale, Black Widow Kolsch
On Deck - Captain Hooked on bitters ESB
On Tap - Revvy's Leffe Blonde Clone, Founders Porter Clone
timcadieux is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 12:30 PM   #7
bja
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 1,947
Liked 141 Times on 105 Posts

Default

OK, but fermented sugar water probably won't be drinkable. Certainly won't be a wine cooler.
__________________
____________________________________________

I know it just wouldn't be right to kill all the stupid people that we meet, but do you think it would be appropriate to just remove all of the warning labels and let nature take its course?

Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid.
bja is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 12:33 PM   #8
ACbrewer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Posts: 1,573
Liked 97 Times on 88 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

you will want a hydro reading. When making wine or mead there it is ok to aerate down to 1/2 sugar (ie if og for wine/mead was 1.080, then an aeration when adding nutrients even at 1.040 is generally ok)...

If you don't aerate, you might 'stress the yeast' although I'm not sure that will be a problem with a wine cooler as many of hte stressed yeast flavors are fruity...
ACbrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Forgot to aerate griffondg All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12 07-14-2012 11:08 AM
Forgot to aerate my wort: How long after pitching yeast can I aerate? MacAztec Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 05-14-2012 07:48 PM
Forgot to aerate Atek General Beer Discussion 9 04-07-2012 04:46 AM
****! Forgot to aerate! solidghost Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 19 05-13-2008 01:56 PM
forgot to aerate the wort ohad All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 8 12-16-2007 05:58 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS