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Old 02-16-2013, 01:22 AM   #1
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Default Did I ruin my starter?

I got impatient and pitched the smack pack at about 85°. I don't know what I was thinking.


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Old 02-16-2013, 03:10 AM   #2
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Your fine dont worry.


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Yep, you're good. You gotta be in triple digits to kill yeast. I wouldn't pitch to a batch of wort at 85, but your starter will be fine.
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Thanks, that is great news.
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Cool it slowly so you don't shock the yeast.
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Thanks for the help. The yeast is alive and well.


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