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Old 01-02-2012, 06:54 PM   #1
MontyKi
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I just want to be sure...is the yeast at the bottom of a 3 week old batch I'll bottle today useful to get another batch going today?

Can I bottle remaining yeast and put in fridge for later use?

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Monty

 
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Old 01-02-2012, 07:49 PM   #2
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The yeast should be fine. Just make sure that EVERYTHING is sterile when you wash and store your yeast.

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Old 01-02-2012, 08:11 PM   #3
Fizzycist
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People talk about "washing" yeast, which makes it sound like more than just shoving some trub in a sterile jar. Is there more to it than that?

 
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Old 01-02-2012, 08:34 PM   #4
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This is probably the best thread I've seen that makes it easy to understand and it touches on clearing the trub issue.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthre...ferrerid=54608

 
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