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Old 04-06-2013, 12:47 AM   #1
Sep 2011
Milwaukee, WI
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I try to wash and store yeast whenever possible. Today I did an impromptu cider (1.052 OG) with a lager yeast. Unfortunately it was my last mason jar of this strand. If I wash this yeast after my cider ferments out, do you think any off flavors would transfer over into a beer it's pitched in to? My guess is no but I'd like to hear opinions.

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Old 04-06-2013, 02:15 AM   #2
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You should be good.

Generally people don't recommend going from fermenting simple sugars (cider) to complex sugars (beer), but I suspect you will not have any issues on a one-time basis.

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