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Old 01-16-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Default First Washed Yeast Attempt

I don't know what I thought was so difficult/mystical about the whole process, but I'm kicking myself for not doing this before. I washed the yeast from an Irish Red I brewed a few weeks ago, and then re-used two jars right away for a modified version of the Cream of Three Crops yesterday. Today, fermentation is going strong!

Granted, the yeast I washed was the Safale-05, but it was a nice experiment and encourages me to give it a shot with different yeasts.

I've got 16 mason jars just waiting for more yeast

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Old 01-16-2011, 09:10 PM   #2
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It really is that easy isn't it!

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Old 01-16-2011, 09:11 PM   #3
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i washed yeast for the first time this weekend to. made a starter and pitched the next day and my beer was fermenting almost before i could get into my closet. lol.

don't know why i waited so long either.

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