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Offline RodneyJ75

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Craberry Wheat: Add yeast at bottling?
« on: December 08, 2012, 08:36:57 AM »
I have a Cranberry Wheat that I'm ready to bottle and was wondering if I should add some yeast. This is finishing off the 5th week of being in fermented. 2 weeks primary, 2 weeks with the cranberries and now 1 week for clarifying.

I know this is not a strong beer although I cannot say what the final gravity is at this time, but with the addition of the fruit and only being able to keep it around 70 with the fruit and now 72 in clarifying, should I add some yeast so it will be ready to consume at Christmas.

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Craberry Wheat: Add yeast at bottling?
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2012, 08:59:56 AM »
There should be plenty of yeast in it, but if u r worried about, add a half pack or so of 05...only downside is you might have a bit more sediment @ the bottom of your bottles..
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Re: Craberry Wheat: Add yeast at bottling?
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2012, 04:35:59 PM »
I agree it should be fine but if you want to be sure it is ready for christmas some yeast is cheap insurance.
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