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Offline saintjimmy

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Stuck in storage
« on: November 12, 2016, 12:09:26 AM »
Hey Team,

I ordered a couple of recipes from the USA and had it shipped to a close boarder town (I am Canadian), and got called away to a family emergency the day before the goods arrived.  As far as I know, the grains, hops and yeast have been stored at room temperature for 14 days.  To be on the safe side, I got new yeast before I came home.  But would the hops still be good?

Thanks,

James
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Re: Stuck in storage
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2016, 06:16:47 AM »
Assuming they are in airtight packaging they will be fine.  Room temps for short time frames won't hurt them at them at all.

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Re: Stuck in storage
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2016, 06:49:17 AM »
The yeast is probably still good unless the storage area was extremely hot.  A starter will be required as it is even for properly stored yeast.  As a guesstimate reduce the viability by 15% to 20% for not being refrigerated.

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Re: Stuck in storage
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2016, 07:48:52 PM »
Awesome, thanks for the info!  Hopefully the Hops are well stored