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  • Posted in thread: Rare yeast, and I'm getting ahold of some! on 02-09-2016 at 12:34 AM
    The Yeast Bay strain will be available to anyone who buys wholesale vials from us in Europe. I
    just spoke with White Labs about it and the banking is going very well, so I'm guessing no more
    than a co...

  • Posted in thread: Rare yeast, and I'm getting ahold of some! on 02-07-2016 at 07:06 PM
    The Voss Kveik strain is ultra floccant, and creates massive flocs especially during
    propagation. We actually banked the strain (thanks Lars!) with White Labs recently for The
    Yeast Bay, and should ha...

  • Posted in thread: White labs flex cell on 01-09-2016 at 12:11 AM
    That's kind of the point everyone is making here,you can't just re-shake the pouch there's
    nothing left in there but the sludge that is stuck.Well, the yeast is the same that was in the
    vials, so I ca...

  • Posted in thread: ALL the bretts? on 01-07-2016 at 04:30 PM
    That would likely be from the Brett cultures which make up a majority of the volume, but I can
    definitely tell you it's not from acetobacter. We don't use acetobacter in any of our cultures,
    and it's ...

  • Posted in thread: White labs flex cell on 01-07-2016 at 01:24 AM
    Mine was less than a month also,in fact it was 2 weeks old.I warmed to room temp (as I always
    do) and shook it ...As someone else mentioned I really wanted to backwash it w/ the starter,I
    could hardly...

  • Posted in thread: Another reason to love The Yeast Bay on 01-07-2016 at 01:08 AM
    I bought a vial of TYB Wallonian Farmhouse over the weekend, and it arrived today along with a
    free vial of TYB Saison Blend.Thanks The Yeast Bay!Glad we could bring a little extra holiday
    cheer to yo...

  • Posted in thread: ALL the bretts? on 01-05-2016 at 11:37 PM
    Wow, thanks!Yeah I figured the 6 (i think?) strains were selected for certain purposes. I'm a
    fan of tasting my starter worts to get a feel for the yeast character at its purest. I'll
    probably keep th...

  • Posted in thread: ALL the bretts? on 01-05-2016 at 06:19 PM
    I got a pack of Omega Yeasts "All the Bretts" and I'm debating what to do with it. I have been
    using Yeast Bay's Amalgamation with good results in stuff like sours and 100% brett beers.
    Amalgamation i...

  • Posted in thread: ECY on love2brew.com right now! on 12-22-2015 at 01:25 AM
    I'm not sure if and how inferior Al's bottles are, they seem to be adequate and are certainly
    cute. The seal mostly depends on the rim's evenness and how it mates with the lid. The bottle
    that leaked ...

  • Posted in thread: ECY on love2brew.com right now! on 12-21-2015 at 10:40 PM
    Ah, thanks! Agreed, shipping yeast during extreme weather/seasons is never ideal, but if one
    must, the faster and less exposed to prevailing ambient temps the better, and count on the
    buffering factor...

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