Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Sediment in Yeast Starter......?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-26-2008, 01:32 AM   #1
toolman
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Orlando
Posts: 14
Default Sediment in Yeast Starter......?

Have a yeast starter going in a 1 liter beaker, following the instructions I have ... But I am unclear as to whether I should agitate it prior to pitching or should I leave the sediment behind and only pitch the liquids....


toolman is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2008, 01:43 AM   #2
Professor Frink
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Professor Frink's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 3,106
Liked 15 Times on 15 Posts

Default

That sediment is yeast on the bottom. Stir it up and pitch the whole thing.


__________________
Primary: Cherrywood Smoked Porter
60 Minute IPA
Secondary:
On tap:Amber Ale
Milk Stout

Lagering:


http://www.lazydogbrewery.com
Professor Frink is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2008, 01:43 AM   #3
eljefe
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
eljefe's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 471
Liked 9 Times on 8 Posts

Default

Not sure if my answer is the correct one, but I just used a starter for the first time. I agitated the sediment before pitching and I have never had a faster, more active fermentation (although I have only brewed 5 batches previously). I will watch this posting to see if I made the right or wrong decision to agitate.

Good luck
__________________
Primary 1: Wee Heavy
Primary 2:
Secondary 1:
Secondary 2:
Keg 1: Northern Brew #1
Keg 2: 11.11.11
Next Up: Bourbonator
eljefe is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2008, 03:43 PM   #4
toolman
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Orlando
Posts: 14
Default

I have had to wait an additional day to pitch the starter. It was bubbling furiously yesterday but not so much today. Should it still be okay to use today? or should I re-feed them and wait another 24 hours before brewing & pitching...?
toolman is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2008, 03:45 PM   #5
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: "Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,812
Liked 2874 Times on 1699 Posts
Likes Given: 3511

Default

It is fine, just give it a swirl to re suspend the yeast an pitch.


__________________
Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew
Revvy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sediment yeast ftrombley Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 09-06-2009 11:12 PM
Question about making a starter from bottle sediment MurderMittenBrewing Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11 07-23-2009 09:35 PM
I want to make a starter from commercial bottle yeast sediment... GolgiApparatus Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 10-26-2008 08:08 PM
Is it possible to use the yeast sediment at the bottom of a homebrew as a starter? Powchekny Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 13 03-12-2008 02:49 AM
Using the yeast sediment. rowland General Beer Discussion 16 03-24-2006 12:09 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS