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Old 01-24-2009, 04:40 AM   #1
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I am still new to using a conical fermentor. On my 2nd batch now. I will racking my beer to bottle come sunday and was wondering if I could reuse the yeast at the bottom of the conical. Is it best to dump the yeast into a sterilized container and then dump back in with the new wort or leave in the conical and dump wort on top. Any help would be great. Thanks
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Old 01-24-2009, 06:08 AM   #2
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I have no experience with conicals, but any normal primary you can just rack the wort back onto a yeast cake from a previous brew and have good results.
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Old 01-24-2009, 06:42 AM   #3
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Rack off the amount of yeast you need into a sanitized container and use that at brewing.
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Old 01-24-2009, 10:06 AM   #4
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Crop and pitch. Do a cell count if you like.
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