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Old 04-26-2013, 01:22 AM   #1
Dec 2012
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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
Sep 2011
Beaverton, OR
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You can from unfiltered beer. Here is a thread on some beers with yeast in them.

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.
-Retired Homebrewer

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Old 04-26-2013, 02:20 AM   #3
Apr 2013
Central valley, CA
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I've cultured yeast from Sierra Nevada before.

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