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Old 11-06-2011, 04:50 AM   #1
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i plan on doing a 1 gal test batch of the "5 day sweet cider" recipe. my question is do i use a full packet of yeast and if i do can i wash/harvest it and use it for a bigger batch?

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Old 11-06-2011, 02:28 PM   #2
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Yes & yes; though if you're using dry wine yeast, I don't really see the point in harvesting/washing. Regards, GF.

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Old 11-06-2011, 03:10 PM   #3
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oh i prolly should of said what yeast im using its nottingham in a 11g packet

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You might find this useful:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/yea...strated-41768/
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:42 PM   #5
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after washing the yeast and fermenting the second batch any reason why i cant ferment batch 3 on the same yeast cake?

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