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Old 04-26-2013, 01:22 AM   #1
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Can you propagate / collect yeast from a commercial off the shelf beer? Or has it all fallen out of suspension?
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:28 AM   #2
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You can from unfiltered beer. Here is a thread on some beers with yeast in them. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/com...t-list-262713/

It's easier to take a specific beer and then search in google for something like "harvesting yeast from ________". See if anything comes up and what yeast it is.

I have a link on harvesting from beer in my sig, harvesting conan yeast, it applies to all beers.
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Old 04-26-2013, 02:20 AM   #3
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I've cultured yeast from Sierra Nevada before.
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