Temp.too low: what will happen?

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t-bag

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i just made my second batch and as i was taking the temperature of the wort(originally around 140F) to see if it was between 70 - 80 for pitching the yeast when i realized that i had put in enough cold water to get 5 1/2 gallons and the temp was still at 90. my thermometer broke! whats the temp?! so i just added the yeast(liquid) and crossed my fingers. is this ok? what will happen if its too cold?
 

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i think it will just take alittel longer for the yeast to get to work

but im no expert so dont take my word for it
 

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sounds like it was too warm to me too.

you just pitched the liquid yeast right in there ? did you make a starter ?
 

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The yeast will take a bit longer to get started, but once they get going the brew will warm up. If it hasn't started in 72 hours, move it to a location that is around 70F and swirl it to re-suspend the yeast.
 
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