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Old 10-03-2007, 07:23 PM   #1
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so i got lazy last week and never brewed even though i made a starter. its about a quart and a half, and its been sitting out for almost a week and a half now, is it still good or would i be better to just get another vial for this afternoons brew.

 
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Old 10-03-2007, 07:25 PM   #2
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uh...it's probably ok...maybe...but next time i'd throw it in the fridge if you're not going to use it for a while.
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:27 PM   #3
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Decant the old wort off the top and pitch.
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:38 PM   #4
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Quote:
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Decant the old wort off the top and pitch.
He means pitch it into the wort..

I have yeast sit from one week to the next in my harvest jars with no ill effect.

 
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