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Old 12-13-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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I was wondering if anyone knew of a ballpark figure for the lag time experienced with the WL sour mix? I pitched ~36 hours ago along with the WY lambic blend in the next carboy over. The WY needed a blowoff tube after about 12 hours it was rocking so hard, but still no activity on the WL. Same worts, same temps (70). Thanks!



 
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:48 PM   #2
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White Labs has a much lower cell count for their wild yeasties than Wyeast, so a longer lag time is expected.


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Old 12-18-2012, 04:00 AM   #3
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Three day it took the wl sour mix for me.
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:03 AM   #4
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Thanks, mine took a little over 36 hrs, but it finally kicked.

 
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:58 PM   #5
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As others said, the White Labs blends are ~7 billion cells when fresh. I like to pitch some extra brewer's yeast along with them to ensure a healthy primary. Glad it got rolling eventually!


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