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BeerSmith Software => BeerSmith 3 Support => Topic started by: Guwal on November 26, 2021, 10:50:24 AM

Title: Dry yeast cells - nbr packs
Post by: Guwal on November 26, 2021, 10:50:24 AM
Hi,
First sorry for my english, it's not my native langage :-)

I post this topic coz I have a question about the number of cells from dry yeasts.

As an exemple, I brew today a quite light beer ( OG 1.046 ), and beersmith said that I need 195 billion of cells for this recipe (cells without a starter), taking in account the age of the packs, it means 1.3pkgs recommanded.

And my question is: what's happen if we put the number of packs in order to obtain 195 billion? I my case 3 packs. Is it an acceptable alternative?
Many thanks for your help!





Title: Re: Dry yeast cells - nbr packs
Post by: Oginme on November 26, 2021, 11:19:43 AM
That is an excellent way to account for what you think you will need.  I sometimes get lazy and add a couple of packs of yeast to a recipe when I don't have some harvested yeast or time to make a starter.