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Old 12-27-2012, 10:36 PM   #1
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I have just finished bottling a Pils. I have made many brews before, but this time seems to be the first that I had so much residue leftover from a 5 gallon batch. I have about a quart of residue. This batch seems to be like Heaven's Nectar & I don't want to toss it, but it looks like Chocolate milk I just want to read what you other people do in situations like this. Donate to the Porcelain God?

 
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:50 PM   #2
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Yeast washing, its quite easy and you can save a lot of money.

 
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:54 PM   #3
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If its from your primary you can harvest the yeast and use it on your next batch.

If you don't want to harvest the yeast, or don't plan on brewing with that style of yeast in the near future, I'd compost that trub. No need to waste it completely.

 
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:13 AM   #4
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Toilet dump, it'll taste awful. You could harvest some yeast but unless you're using a very expensive yeast it's not worth the trouble (in my oh so humble opinion). The Brits use it to make Marmite, but that's probably not helpful to you.

 
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:22 AM   #5
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Put a blue cap on it and call it the Chicago cubs.

Ps... I'm a cubs fan
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In the fermenters: nada

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In the fridge(and the glass): nada

On Deck: anything i can think of

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Old 12-28-2012, 01:42 AM   #6
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Put a blue cap on it and call it the Chicago cubs.

Ps... I'm a cubs fan
I like this comment, because i'm a pirates fan.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:30 AM   #7
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I like this comment, because i'm a pirates fan.
Then I'm sure you understand.
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In the fermenters: nada

In the bottle: nada

In the fridge(and the glass): nada

On Deck: anything i can think of

 
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:47 AM   #8
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