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Old 04-03-2007, 12:42 AM   #1
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So I brewed yesterday. I've only got one Franken Tank (14 gallon fermentor), which had a brew from a week and a half prior. So I had to transfer to two carboys while I started cooking this new wort.
When I opened the fermentor I saw the krausen hadn't fallen yet. There was 6 pounds of honey in the 10 gallons of wort, which will take quite a while to ferment out.

I racked off into the carboys and finished the brew session, but not before saving the yeast cake for washing. Should I go ahead and toss some of that washed yeast into the carboys? There was quite a bit of yeast still in suspention, I'm going to have to transfer again anyway.

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Old 04-03-2007, 02:06 AM   #2
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Might not help, but it sure wouldnt hurt. If its got plenty of yeast, the excess will settle to the bottom anyway

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Old 04-06-2007, 06:00 PM   #3
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I was prety sure I was all set. But considering I've got plenty of yeast to harves from the airlock, I think I'm all right.

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