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Old 09-01-2008, 08:31 PM   #1
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I had ordered some yeast and when it came in my wife put it with my hops in the freezer. Can I just put it in the fridge and will it be ok?
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Old 09-01-2008, 08:38 PM   #2
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Was it liquid or dry yeast? If it was liquid and frozen solid I would make a starter to make sure it is viable. I don't think they survive to well when frozen.

I think dry yeast may be able to take freezing better but I am not absolutely certain.

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Old 09-02-2008, 02:33 AM   #3
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dry would be fine yeast can be frozen, but frozen water will kill the yeast. try a starter
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