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Feb 16, 2021
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North Yorkshire
Good morning all I have a bit of a dilemma I have just started a mm summer pilsner and on reading the instructions I find I need 2 packets of yeast but only one included in kit.
I have ordered another packet rather than try make a yeast starter.
My question is can I store the wort until the other packet comes or pitch one packet and pitch the second one when it arrives or use a different yeast and take it in a different direction.
Thank you in advance for any advice.
Next time I will read the instructions beforehand I promise.
Chuck the packet of yeast into todays brew. Then add the second when it arrives. You would probably be fine with just one packet anyway

No point making a separate starter for it... Your wort will act the same as a starter.
I would throw the yeast in and add the second as soon as if you think it is essential(@ 1.045 the lager could run with one packet of yeast unless you are fermenting low then 2 may be needed). You can store wort if put in a cube from hot for weeks.
Other option is keep covered and then re-pastuerise/boil again just to kill anything off but not really what I would recommend just a last resort option.

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