Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Yeast Harvest/Wash without starter
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-14-2012, 06:05 PM   #1
havokczl
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Anderson, California
Posts: 20
Default Yeast Harvest/Wash without starter

Hello!
I am presently unable to do up effective yeast starters for the next batch.
I have a Blonde ale on primary right now, with US-05, and I would like to utilize the yeast for my next batch. Could I harvest & wash this yeast, and then pitch within 24 hours, and still have a decent fermentation? I plan on a simple Wheat style thats within the same SG as the Blonde ale.


havokczl is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2012, 12:25 AM   #2
Calder
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 6,696
Liked 421 Times on 374 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

I have had no issues with straight pitching (no starter) up to a month after harvesting.
Calder is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2012, 04:07 PM   #3
diS
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Croatia
Posts: 1,018
Liked 48 Times on 45 Posts
Likes Given: 12

Default

Sure, if you keep everything sanitized and got right cells number you don't need starter.
It may have longer lag phase but yeast will eventually woke up.
__________________
We are only 10,000 years into beer... there are thousands of years left to go!
Things are bound to change!!

Brewroom with HERMS build
Fermentation chamber and Keezer.. a.k.a. FermKeezer
diS is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First yeast starter followed by yeast recovery and wash for future billdog Fermentation & Yeast 6 04-17-2012 12:59 AM
what is the harvest & wash window like? paparker21 Fermentation & Yeast 0 01-20-2012 12:58 AM
Can i wash yeast from a starter of High Fluccuating yeast? GLoBaLReBeL Fermentation & Yeast 4 06-03-2010 12:00 AM
Q on Yeast Wash...Malta Goya based starter undallas Recipes/Ingredients 3 11-12-2008 08:11 PM
Gonna harvest/wash yeast Soulive Equipment/Sanitation 6 12-06-2007 02:22 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS