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    Lost some yeast, how should I proceed?

    Also, as far as priming sugar goes I've read I can just use cane sugar about 2/3 cup to a 5 gallon batch. Anyone want to weigh in on this?
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    Lost some yeast, how should I proceed?

    Okay so, racked into secondary for a week now. Carboy has been covered with a towel against light. Its bottling day. uncovered the carboy and there are little white spots on the surface of the brew. looks like white mold. I know when fermenting food etc. this isn't the end of the world but I...
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    Lost some yeast, how should I proceed?

    Looking forward to it. I am going to try the same recipe over to see the difference though. I do like big flavour!
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    Lost some yeast, how should I proceed?

    Little update. Talked with one of the guys at the brew supply shop and I decided to let it be. Fermentation picked right up and things were pretty active through the week slowing down considerably over the last 24 hours. OG was 1.045 (2-24-14) A hydrometer reading today (3-1-14) shows 1.010. I...
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    Lost some yeast, how should I proceed?

    I'm pretty open to happenstance. I'll throw some more yeast in it tomorrow and see what I get. Its my second batch. Learning experience. I'll set up to do a repeat brew as soon as I move this out of my fermenter and I'll be sure to do it right so I can get a comparison.
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    Lost some yeast, how should I proceed?

    No yeast starter, Just following recommendations from the brew supply house. this is my second batch. 5 gallons, Init. Grav. was 1.045 Temp is steady at 68*, There is some activity, though nothing like my first go which was an extract kit tripel which went absolutely crazy in the first 24...
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    Lost some yeast, how should I proceed?

    Hi, New here. quick question; doing my first partial mash batch and everything went great until I opened the liquid yeast packet and promptly dropped it. I lost about 1/4 - 1/3 of the packet. I pitched what I had and the wort has started to ferment but its pretty slow and listless. (Batch is a...
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