National Homebrew Day Giveaway - Enter Now - Weekend Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Cropped yeast..how many vials??
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-19-2012, 03:46 AM   #1
bnachtig
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: placentia, ca
Posts: 4
Likes Given: 1

Default Cropped yeast..how many vials??

Hey guys. Cropped this amount of yeast on two occasions from a primary bucket. Its Abbey Ale from WL and its super super thick in this little honey jar. First time drawing yeast off kausen and was curious if anyone had any idea how many vial this approximately is. Don't want to over/under pitch. Thanks!
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMAG0235.jpg
Views:	138
Size:	22.4 KB
ID:	61800  
bnachtig is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 04:24 AM   #2
Cubslover
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Posts: 417
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

As good a time as ever to start slanting a library.

I slanted 5 slants of the last krausen I cropped . 1332. Worked great.
__________________
"Some people are still alive only because it's illegal to kill them."

"To Clone" List:
- Sammy Smith's Winter Welcome
- Southern Tier Choklat Stout
- Rogue Dead Guy Ale
- Three Floyd's Gumballhead
Cubslover is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 05:00 AM   #3
bnachtig
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: placentia, ca
Posts: 4
Likes Given: 1

Default

Ya I'm a total nerd and have all that in the works...stir plates and Erlenmeyer flasks etc.. My friend in a microbio lab is making agar slants based on the same stuff WL uses for theirs. Just need to know how much I have now?? Should I pitch all this? Half?
bnachtig is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 05:24 AM   #4
Cubslover
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Posts: 417
Liked 9 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

How many mL is the jar? How full is it. Most Krausens are very thick and could probably = a vial mL for mL.
__________________
"Some people are still alive only because it's illegal to kill them."

"To Clone" List:
- Sammy Smith's Winter Welcome
- Southern Tier Choklat Stout
- Rogue Dead Guy Ale
- Three Floyd's Gumballhead
Cubslover is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 05:45 PM   #5
bnachtig
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: placentia, ca
Posts: 4
Likes Given: 1

Default

The jar is probably 250ml or so. I put most of it in the primary and a couple hours its goin. So thinking ml for ml same as vial?
bnachtig is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2012, 08:22 PM   #6
edecambra
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Tampa, Fl
Posts: 930
Liked 63 Times on 56 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

uh.... I think those vials are about 50 ml max so if you wanted to estimate using this figure.

I'd say you should assume that there is some non yeast material in there too, with trub and hop debris so just under the same density as white labs
edecambra is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
8 vials of yeast??? Brew_Meister Fermentation & Yeast 3 11-12-2011 06:39 AM
Top Cropped - How much yeast do I have? frailn Fermentation & Yeast 3 11-03-2011 02:02 PM
Help! I just Top Cropped Yeast Daver77 Fermentation & Yeast 4 04-01-2011 06:18 PM
REALLY old yeast vials....should I? karbinator Fermentation & Yeast 5 05-27-2010 02:44 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS