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Old 05-08-2008, 02:32 AM   #1
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I brewed the AHS Scotch Ale(which smelled amazing when I racked it) back on March 15 2008, racked it March 29.

I was planning on bottling it this weekend and I was wondering am I going to need to add the same type of yeast I used(Wyeast Scottish Ale) in the bottling bucket? Or should there still be enough yeast in the beer and it is just a matter of the yeast waking up in the bottles?

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you don't need to add yeast. just put your priming sugar mixture in the bottleing bucket after it's cooled and rack on to it.

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If it was March of 2007, that's about the age you'd be concerned of having enough yeast
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Yeah, you should be fine. Rule of thumb (for me at least) is that when it hits the 4 or 5 month mark, I usually add just a very light sprinkling of Lager yeast (mainly because the beer is usually in cold storage at that time) the day before priming/bottling or kegging.

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