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Offline swlusk

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I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« on: March 28, 2014, 12:23:44 PM »
So I did a direct pitch on an ale with a vial of WLP001 today. I thought I had shaken the yeast into suspension pretty good but when I dumped it in it came out in kind of a slug.  Should I try to shake up the carboy or am I OK to just let it go. LOL this hasn't ever happened to me before... :D
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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 12:31:23 PM »
sure, that's what they all say! ;D

it'll be fine. the yeast know what to do.
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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 12:48:48 PM »
sure, that's what they all say! ;D

it'll be fine. the yeast know what to do.
Well... there was the one time at band camp. But that was the ONLY time! :D
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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2014, 01:49:33 PM »
Don't sweat it.  No really keep it nice and cool.  The fermenter, I mean!

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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2014, 03:33:38 PM »
BTW, there are no dumb questions on this site. Thanks for posting and brew on, swlusk!
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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2014, 03:39:41 PM »
BTW, there are no dumb questions on this site. Thanks for posting and brew on, swlusk!

+1. Unlike other forums, we don't try to make somebody feel dumb. We all started somewhere.
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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2014, 05:42:49 PM »
Agreed. Its also ok to give answers as you learn. In fact, sharing is a great way to really learn it.

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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2014, 06:13:40 PM »
And Jim answers promptly from the middle of the night due to a reverse hour/time zone/lupulin shift situation! So he may give you an answer before the rest of us wake up, so you can correct a slight mistake in the middle of the night!
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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2014, 06:22:10 PM »

And Jim answers promptly from the middle of the night due to a reverse hour/time zone/lupulin shift situation! So he may give you an answer before the rest of us wake up, so you can correct a slight mistake in the middle of the night!

So true. I swear each of the first 8 posts I read everyday are Jim's.

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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2014, 08:28:53 PM »
Not for long. Day shift coming.

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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2014, 08:39:14 PM »

Not for long. Day shift coming.

Good for you. I just got moved down by 2 hours. After work brew days are making a come back.

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Re: I feel dumb about asking this yeast question.
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2014, 06:55:31 AM »
As usual most all advice on this here forum is on the money. Not only did my Cal-ale yeast do OK but it had about a 12 hour lag time. I have a feeling that my first experience with WLP001 will become a long standing obsession. ;)
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