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Old 10-18-2009, 03:38 AM   #1
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hey all,

If I were to put another beer on the yeast cake of the previous beer, are there any considerations I should think about? Like flavor from old hops. Should the beer be the same beer or a bigger darker one?

THanks in advance. By the way i have been a long time lurker and what a great site!!!

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Old 10-18-2009, 05:19 AM   #2
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The only real consideration is adding a blow off tube. A good yeast cake causes some violent (but fun) fermentation.

Generally you want to put a darker or stronger beer on a lighter beer's yeast cake.
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