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Old 01-21-2013, 04:39 PM   #1
Oct 2012
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Hi all, I brewed up a batch of Northern Brewer's Caribou Slobber AG yesterday and got amazing efficiency and now I'm worried I underpitched my yeast.

I fly sparged for about an hour and the OG was posed to be 1.052 and I ended up with 1.070 at 71 deg! I boiled off a little more than I wanted so that contributed to the high gravity.

I used Wyeast's Northwest Ale and didn't plan on using a starter cause on the 1.052 and I'm afraid I underpitched.

I pitched at 6:30pm Sunday and at 5:00am this morning, the airlock was goin crazy! I'm just wondering if I shld repitch a dry packet of S-04 I have or let it ride out?? And when shld I pitch the dry yeast if I need to?

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Old 01-21-2013, 04:41 PM   #2
Mar 2012
Cedar Bluff, Va
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I wouldn't worry about it. You should be just fine.
I got some caribou slobber fermenting too, pretty excited to try it
My OG was a lil higher than intended too.
Your beer will be great

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Old 01-21-2013, 04:57 PM   #3
Sep 2012
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You'll be fine, I used to under pitch with out realizing it for years, and never had a problem.
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