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answered Any reason not to boil for longer?
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comment Yeast, CO2 Toxicity with mead and beer
Good point about the oxygenation and the stage of fermentation - I've edited my answer accordingly.
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revised Yeast, CO2 Toxicity with mead and beer
Re-worded to avoid incorrect absolute statement about oxidation after start of fermentation
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revised Lead in primary fermentation
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answered Lead in primary fermentation
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answered Fruit flies in kegerator faucets
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revised Yeast, CO2 Toxicity with mead and beer
Further clarification
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answered Yeast, CO2 Toxicity with mead and beer
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comment Yeast, CO2 Toxicity with mead and beer
Similar question at homebrew.stackexchange.com/questions/2114/…
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answered Potential causes of unreliable pre-boil gravity measurement
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revised What is the purpose of boiling wort?
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revised What is the purpose of boiling wort?
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answered What is the purpose of boiling wort?
Jan
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comment Added yeast to boiling water
Yes, in hindsight, I probably wouldn't use baker's yeast (although, it might be a good experiment!) and I certainly don't recommend it as a viable option. My last resort would be more like what brewchez suggests (I no-chill in a cube anyway, which, among having back-up dried yeast, is why I've never faced this problem before).
Jan
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comment Added yeast to boiling water
I understand the sentiment, but with that little yeast, I can't fathom there would be enough to stave off any significant bacteria or wild yeast anyway. Nevermind the massive underpitch likely leading to associated off flavours. I was mainly trying to emphasise that a new pitch would be a far better option than the alternative. Having not been in that situation before, I can only guess I would be trying all the shops and fellow brewers I could find to get some more yeast, possibly using bakers' yeast as a last resort! Cheers.
Jan
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comment Added yeast to boiling water
+1 on not throwing it out and using a new pitch of yeast, -1 on trying to propogate enough yeast from whatever is left over from the original pitch.
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answered Cure for foamy hydrometer?