Posts By: jester5120

Ice Concentration, Separation, Refermentation, & Resurrection

Over 2 years ago I brewed a beer that I intended to be fashioned after Dogfish Head’s World Wide Stout. I brewed a big R.I.S. to around 1.100 and pitched it on top of an enormous yeast cake of 1056. I followed the standard yet advanced procedure of staggered sugar additions and pitching a second… Read more »

Plating Yeast & Selecting Colonies

I’ve seen several articles on this site about the proper way to slant yeast but haven’t found one that shows the process of streaking yeast onto a plate and selecting individual colonies. This is the method I use. It’s not flawless and it certainly has room for improvement but it’s cheap and works well for… Read more »