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Old 10-23-2012, 01:33 AM   #1
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Anybody in the Metro Detroit area want to trade yeasts? Just add what you have in the following form.

Hopefully we will get a good sized library soon.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...SkpwMmVINlE6MQ


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Old 10-23-2012, 01:19 PM   #2
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I like this idea. Wish I had some yeast to list. Main reason I don't save yeast is because I don't want to use it again very close to when I have it.... But the possibility of getting something else etc... Interesting I'll have to save some of my next yeast from teh conical.


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Old 10-24-2012, 04:52 PM   #3
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Sounds good. It may takes some time but I bet we can get a good variety of yeasts in our area. Plus we will have some that are not available year round. i.e. I wanted to use some Denny's Favorite last brew day but it was gone from my LHBS so I had to substitute. Once enough people participate we should be able to have more access.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:34 PM   #4
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yeah I shared it with my club(CRAFT), you should post the link to it on other club's websites/facebook pages. Get the word out.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:36 PM   #5
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I will jump on but I also need to build some to share. Planning to pull some WhileLabs WPL090 from my current Pale Ale this weekend.
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Old 10-27-2012, 01:34 PM   #6
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Very cool. I have only been brewing since January and haven't saved any yeast yet (for the same reason as mors). I will definitely keep this in mind. I have some Wyeast West Yorkshire Ale yeast that I was planning on re-using for a new batch soon. Maybe I'll wash it all and save some to trade.
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The more participation the better here. I have some science background and plan to plate these yeasts, then take isolated (pure) colonies and put them in slants.

I am trying to make slants from new yeast but can make them from washings too.

Slants take 5-7 days to make a starter from but store up to a year. Hopefully I (or a few of us) will soon have every type of yeast we want to use available all year.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:42 AM   #8
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Hey I've only got one type of washed yeast available (just started brewing again) but I'm not sure how I should label it. I harvested Bell's regular strand from bottles of their Pale Ale, then used it in a Two Hearted Ale cone, and now I've got 2 mason jars that have been washed from the primary yeast cake. I'd be more than willing to offer 1 jar for anyone who would like it; it was my first time harvesting yeast from bottles but damn, that fermentation took off like a bat out of hell!

I'd also like to get my hands on some of that WLP300 if possible, as I have a Hefe planned soon. It'd be awesome to see this yeast bank take off, though it looks like it hasn't been updated since back in October.
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I have some rogue pac man (wyeast) in my conical now. Will prob be loading up some Mason jars this weekend.
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What size jars do you all use?


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