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Old 11-16-2012, 03:23 AM   #1
Jun 2009
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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Hi all...It's been some time since I've been on the forums mostly because I relocation and setting up but I brewed a Dubbel and used a 1500ml starter of WL Belgian Strong but my thermometer malfunctioned and I pitched a bit too cold (around 56F)...Any foreseen troubles with it taking off??? Thanks and I am glad to be back...

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Old 11-16-2012, 03:34 AM   #2
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It should all warm up and be fine.
Let's see if I keep this updated!

On tap
Black Butte clone

In secondary
Pumpkin ale

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Honey wit

Up next.. Firestone Union Jack clone

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Old 11-16-2012, 04:05 AM   #3
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Agreed - warm it and will be okay.

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Old 11-16-2012, 06:55 PM   #4
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Yup. If I can store yeast at frige temps for months on end you can certainly store it in cool wort for a few days

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Old 11-16-2012, 07:04 PM   #5
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Yarmouth, Maine
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I always pitch ale yeast in the mid to upper 50s.

Just chillin' balls...

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Old 11-16-2012, 07:06 PM   #6
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