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Old 12-13-2012, 02:50 AM   #1
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How do you reuse yeast? Does it have to be a certain type of yeast? Dry vs liquid? Any instructions or pointers would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 12-13-2012, 02:51 AM   #2
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best article out there -

been loving this method!

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Old 12-13-2012, 03:00 AM   #3
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The link above is great for most things but I also wash yeast in order to get more yeast to save. As usual, always make a starter.

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Old 12-13-2012, 03:12 AM   #4
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easiest way to reuse yeast is to make a small to regular beer, then keg it while you're cooking up a bigger beer that uses the same yeast. when you finish cooking up that beer and cool it, just put your new wort into that yeasty bucket and airlock it. otherwise, wash it with the instructions up there ^^^^
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:15 AM   #5
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Here ya go. All you need to know.
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:40 AM   #6
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