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Old 06-10-2013, 08:45 PM   #1
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Default Reusing High Alcohol Yeast

I generally don't reuse yeast and almost never after high gravity beers, but I was curious about those yeasts designed to tolerate high alcohol, such as Belgian Giolden Strong.

Any thoughts on this?



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Some think this stresses or kills off yeast. I've washed yeasts from 7.5% lagers, did a starter, and had no issues whatsoever. Drinking a Doppelbock right now that was re-pitched with a Dunkel Doppelbock yeast. It is clean and delicious.

Never tried it with a 10% Quad, not sure I'd risk such a costly beer for an experiment.


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