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Old 09-09-2012, 06:37 PM   #1
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I just started a strawberry fermentation yesterday and I would like to keep the must for a skeeter pee. I will be racking it soon and was wondering how I could keep the must. Could I just keep a jar of it in the freezer?, how much should I keep?,How long does anyone think it will last in a freezer? Thanks in advance,since I always get a quick answer and never get back to thanking you all.

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Old 09-09-2012, 06:54 PM   #2
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Are you talking about saving the lees from the strawberry wine, to use the yeast? If so, you don't want to freeze it (freezing will kill the yeast). A fridge would work, though.

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Old 09-09-2012, 06:57 PM   #3
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I would like to start fermentation on skeeter pee a little easier, and, add some strawberry flavor. I don't need to reuse the yeast.

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Old 09-09-2012, 08:58 PM   #4
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I've heard you can mix with glycerin and do some excitement to keep yeasts in the freezer but I don't remember how long. Also if your intention is to get strawberry-skeeter pee... you best use some strawberry daquri mix or something because strawberry flavor is so weak that I don't think you'll even get any color from a yeast cake.

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Old 09-10-2012, 02:26 AM   #5
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you dont wanna save the must, you wanna save the lees at the bottom but honestly id just use a fresh yeast packet in a honey starter. either way good luck

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