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    Liquid Yeast shipped HOT

    Hello All, I am just getting back into brewing after 5 years or so. After taking up beekeeping several years ago I decided to have a go at some Mead and ordered WLP720 from Norther Brewer. They packaged it well enough but its up in the triple digits here in Texas and my yeast showed up hot to...
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    Bad yeast

    I brewed a batch of hefeweizen 2 days ago. I used Wyeast 3068 with the smack pack inside. I popped the pouch inside and let it sit at about 72 or so degrees for about 5 hours before I pitched it. The package said to let it sit for at least 3 hours at that temp to where I should start to see it...
  3. Pappa_Bjorn

    [First timer] URGENT! Possible to resuscitate first (and failed) cider?

    On the 25th of september I pitched a split apple cider batch. Neither carboy started. Tragedy struck when I had to abandon my cider-babies due to work. Yesterday, oct 11th, 16 days later, I open one carboy that's been sitting under airlock at 20C/68F - no CO2 having replaced the air mind you -...