did I add enough yeast?

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earlytimes

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I just brewed the AHS chocolate raspberry stout kit with the 1% alcohol boost. The starting gravity is 1.072 - a little higher than I was expecting.

Anyway, for my yeast, I grabbed about 8 ounces of WLP004 Irish Ale yeast out of the primary of my Irish Red Ale that I just racked to secondary yesterday. Do you think this will get the job done?
 

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That should be fine. With all that fresh yeast, it should go with no problem.
 

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Hi,
I would say that you probably underpitched - unless the 8oz was pure yeast (not trub and other stuff).

That being said, it is probably no worse than pitching a tube or smack pack without a starter so it will likely come out just fine.

Cheers,
Brad
 

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Oh my lord half a pint of yeast? Yea that'll work just fine even if half of it is trub.
 
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It was pure yeast, well, maybe 90% anyway. I checked on it this morning, and it was bubbling happily away!

As easy as that was, I'm going to have to start doing that more often!

cheers!:mug:
 
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