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Low fermenter temp correction
« on: December 31, 2012, 06:31:22 AM »
Hi,

I brewed a Kölsch and pitched at 60f about 24 hours ago. My fermenter is at 48f now.
(I over did it with swamp cooler.)
I pitched from a 1.5 litre starter. When things warm up should I plan to repitch?

Should I be concerned about off flavors?

Thanks!
« Last Edit: December 31, 2012, 06:49:08 AM by Boston Brewer »

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Re: Low fermenter temp correction
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2012, 07:49:07 AM »
You won't need to repitch. It should be fine. The yeast will get going when it warms up. Better to err on the side of cold than warm.
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Low fermenter temp correction
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2012, 07:51:40 AM »
I think you will be fine. Warm it up and shake, swirl or reaerate to get yeast back in suspension.
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Re: Low fermenter temp correction
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2012, 08:31:56 AM »
I think you will be fine. Warm it up and shake, swirl or reaerate to get yeast back in suspension.

+1.  I think a couple of good swirls as it warms will be fine.

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Re: Low fermenter temp correction
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2012, 09:09:24 AM »
Thanks for the quick replies!