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  1. yungalb

    Brownish yeast after starter

    Hello fellow brewers. Pitched half of my lager starter into a German Pilsner yesterday, and the other half into a jar to keep in the fridge, like I usually do. But today when I checked the jar, I noticed it was browner than the rest of my yeast. See photo of WLP028 and this yeast for...
  2. MockY

    Saving yeast and dealing with the zombies

    I have a yeast bank with around 10 different strain that I rotate through. I save yeast via larger than necessary starters, and not from slurries. Basically, I generally brew something with the oldest ones in the bank just to keep them healthy and somewhat fresh, and the bank therefor tells me...