Is too much yeast in the Mr. Beer mix going to ruin the batch?!

Question: Is too much yeast in the Mr!. Beer mix going to ruin the batch!?
We just mixed a batch of Mr!. Beer (Pale Ale) and due to some miscommunication in the kitchen, we accidentally added two packets of yeast, rather than one!. Is this going to ruin our batch, or is there anything we can do to counter-act the extra yeast!? There's not enough room in the brewing keg to add another set of "other ingredients" to double the whole batch of beer, so we don't know what to do!?! Help!!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

This is fine!. You will simply be speeding up the process a bit!.

When the fermentation is actually completed and you are ready to serve it, you just have to be a bit more careful not to stir up the sediment at the bottom, which is of course dead yeast!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

Too much yeast will not cause off-flavors!. In fact, you're better off using too much yeast than too little!.

Before yeast actually ferments the wort into beer, it goes through a period of growth!. It multiplies until it reaches the right number for the batch!. And then it ferments!.

By adding more yeast, it won't have to multiply as much!. This means that it will start the fermentation process, giving wild yeast less of a chance to infect the batch!.

In summary!. Just let it go!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

You are okay!. The yeast will only multiply until your sugars are converted to alcohol!. Then the yeast will mostly die off!. PS - if you ever want to bump up the % alcohol a bit add a 1/2 lbs of sugar (white, brown honey,e tc) per gallon of batch!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Don't worry about it!. They yeast can only multiply up until the point where they consume all of those fermentable sugars they can feed off!. It'll be fine!. I doubt you'll notice any difference in it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

No big deal!. Too much yeast can cause off-flavors, but it would have to be WAY too much yeast!. An extra packet might speed things up a little, but it won't affect the end product!. Enjoy!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yes it will take like crap!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

it depend on the size of the patch!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

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