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Old 04-29-2006, 09:30 PM   #1
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Wow! I've been reading posts and other info regarding recycling yeast. I made a small batch of pale ale a few weeks ago, and when I was done bottling, I put the trub that remained into a 12 ounce bottle. I capped it and put it into the fridge.

Latest batch is a five gallon. When the wort got cool enough to pitch, I put in a packet of dry yeast, and about a third of the bottle, slightly shaken. This would have been about 10 at night.

Next morning at six AM, I looked, and the krausen had risen so high that it had coated the underside of my plexiglass lid, about 3 inches above the fluid level! I have never seen a batch take off like this. Wow!
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Old 04-30-2006, 12:04 AM   #2
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Too much of a good thing has its trade off.

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Old 04-30-2006, 12:49 AM   #3
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Like cleaning the ceiling. Or having to air our your closet soaked in stout.
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Old 04-30-2006, 01:12 AM   #4
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Or waking up with worn out cocknballs.
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Old 04-30-2006, 02:55 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Kevin K
Or waking up with worn out cocknballs.
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