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Offline sdlare

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Harvesting yeast
« 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?


Offline BOB357

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Re: Harvesting yeast
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2017, 03:39:19 PM »
Oh yeah. During the early stages of fermentation the yeasts reproduce quite a lot.
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