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hootowl

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My mistake is I didn't do inventory when I received the kit. No yeast. I bought two kits. One is a Honey Wheat with a ale yeast. I have that yeast. The one I am brewing now is a Lemon drop Pilsner No yeast in the kit.

So my only choice is to use the ale yeast or... I have a big bag of Red Star Dady distillers yeast. I have to use one or the other or just stop the steep and dump the water.... get a new bag of steeping grains and the correct yeast and start over.....

One thing about brewing.... it's always something. Thankfully I've reduced my alcohol intake a lot so that's a big help.
 
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Ok this is my first pilsner and I did some research. To answer my own question.... no... I dumped the steeping wort and contacted the store and asked for another bag of steeping grains and the proper yeast.
 

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Your only option at this point is to brew the ale.

I have a few packets of dry yeast I keep in the refrigerator for emergency purposes, such as if I screw up a starter or it turns out to be bad or something like that. Might be worth having a couple of packets on hand.

Good on you for figuring it out before you went any further.
 

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I would have just continued forward and used the ale yeast. Then contacted the store to get a replacement. Then used the yeast from this batch to brew the next batch.
 
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