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Old 08-26-2007, 04:29 PM   #1
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Default 3 weeks primary, 5 weeks secondary, do I need to add yeast?

I'm not sure if the yeast will be active enough to carbonate in the bottle. It is a big beer, 7.5% which is why I let it sit so long but wasn't sure if I needed to add yeast in order for it to carbonate in the bottle. Of course I don't have any yeast and would like to bottle today.

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No worries. It is impossible to remove all of the yeast from homebrew. Unless you add something like campden tablets to kill the yeast, you'll be fine.
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