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Old 10-26-2008, 06:30 PM   #1
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What are the recommendations? I tried searching out a good thread, but couldn't really find one.

I'm going to be brewing a nice dark dubbel next weekend and I have a few bottles of Bell's Hell Hath No Fury that I would like to harvest the yeast from. What's the best method? I have a 2000ml flask, yeast nutrient, and a LHBS somewhat handy if I need something else.


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Old 10-26-2008, 07:05 PM   #2
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Try here
How to Brew - By John Palmer - Yeast from Commercial Beers

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Old 10-26-2008, 08:08 PM   #3
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Search on here for "bottle harvest pacman" or "Pacman Video"...there's a ton of info on here about it..We were doing it awhile back with rogue's yeast.
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