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Old 03-10-2013, 06:48 PM   #1
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Last evening, before hitting the sack, I smacked the pack of Wyeast 1968 London ESB with the intent of brewing today. I've never has one take off so quickly. This morning this thing was hard as a rock. Weather and family have comspired to destroy my plans for brewing on the back deck. How can I save the yeast , even for a few days????



 
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:51 PM   #2
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It's no problem, just brew when you get a chance and use the yeast then. Make sure you go back and refrigerate it though.



 
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:56 PM   #3
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No biggie, just refrigerate and use it when you finally brew. Are you making a starter? If so, it's even less of an issue...

 
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:39 PM   #4
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Thanks, fellas. I feel much better, now.

 
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