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Old 11-21-2005, 11:10 PM   #1
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Default Old dog and new tricks

Ok, so I washed and harvested some yeast, first time I've tried it. Figured I better do a starter (another first) since I'm making the Poor Richard's Ale, lots of corn. 3 cups of water, 1/2 cup DME in a half gallon growler.

Blowout! All over the counter and floor.

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Old 11-21-2005, 11:16 PM   #2
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I've seen this mentioned many times, just how do you wash and harvest some yeast?
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Old 11-21-2005, 11:23 PM   #3
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We were just discussing this earlier today...BeeGee has a very good explanation around here somewhere.

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I've seen this mentioned many times, just how do you wash and harvest some yeast?
Try here ...third post down. Or you can try this: yeast washing from wyeast, but that one seems a bit much to me.
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Thanks Pistolero, great links!

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It's easy to do. It's just the first time that's a bit confusing.

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Can someone put those on the links page or the FAQ page?

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