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    How to do a manual cell count of a fresh pack of dry yeast

    https://www.homebrewtalk.com/threads/dry-yeast-cell-counts-and-viability.473863/ I guess I didn't search the forums hard enough but there are some useful insights in the links shared on this 2014 thread! The links are from 2011 but they posit that if stored correctly and rehydrated properly (in...
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    How to do a manual cell count of a fresh pack of dry yeast

    Thank you, these are great! Haha a lot of the hard science went over my head but I've already learned some new things from the Woodland Brew lab tests.
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    How to do a manual cell count of a fresh pack of dry yeast

    Hi all! Thank you for all the replies! Haha, as DBHomebrew said, it would mostly be a shame not to play around with the new lab equipment 😁 You're right hotbeer, we've never had any problems pitching directly, even for bigger batches. For those bigger batches though when pitching fresh dry (is...
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    How to do a manual cell count of a fresh pack of dry yeast

    I've always wondered how many viable yeast cells there actually are in an 11.5g sachet of yeast (SafAle US-05 in this case). I am soon getting access to some basic lab equipment so I was hoping to learn how one would go about taking a cell count of a fresh, unused packet or brick of yeast. Would...
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