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logicalmaniac

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If I have to add more yeast, because fermentation has not started due to dead yeast, do I aerate the wort when doing so? Or would oxygen be bad at this point?

My wort has had no activity for almost 36 hours.
 

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It can take up to 72 hours for the yeast to take off depending on a number of things. Wait another day before doing anything. If there still appears to be no activity in a day, check your gravity to make sure fermentation is not actually happening. If nothing is truly happening, aerating and pitching new yeast would be the right thing to do.
 
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