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Help with my interrupted starter

Guess I’ll have to call this Blackout Lager. Like a lot of folks here in the
northeast, I lost power on Saturday, It returned today but, I had a starter
going on Saturday with plans on brweing on Sunday. No power = no brewing.

The starter has been sitting for 5 days now. How should I proceed from here ?

If it matters, the kit is a Schwartzbier extract with an OG of 1.052

Thx!

It should be fine. Ideally you’d want to refrigerate it, but even at room temp five days isn’t going to have a big impact.

Room temp in this case was a comfy 38 F at night. All the way to 50 F
during the day.

So, I can just add this to the wort as I was planning to originally ?

[quote=“john57”]Room temp in this case was a comfy 38 F at night. All the way to 50 F
during the day.

So, I can just add this to the wort as I was planning to originally ?[/quote]

These are refrigerator temperatures. Your yeast might go dormant this cool. You are probably good to go but will need to warm the yeast up some to get them active.

As long as the starter finished. You may want to take a gravity reading just in case, but being a lager strain it probably fermented out.

Nice to see a post from someone who has the same “room temps” I do. :wink:

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