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Title: Harvesting yeast
Post by: sdlare on November 12, 2017, 02:45:50 PM
I just finished a cream ale, and attempted my first heast harvest. I made a 5 gallon batch, with SafeAle 005 yeast. After following the process in several videos and instructions, I wound up with two 8-oz. mason jars. Could this really be that much yeast from a much smaller amount of dry yeast?

Title: Re: Harvesting yeast
Post by: BOB357 on November 12, 2017, 03:39:19 PM
Oh yeah. During the early stages of fermentation the yeasts reproduce quite a lot.