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  1. gatewood

    Catching wild yeast with just plain sugar

    I've been catching and growing cultures of yeast for some time now, using mashed/blended fruit and letting it sit outside. However, I've just recently asked myself if I could just forget about the whole fruit pulp business and just boil sugary water (with easy to ferment sugar like glucose or...
  2. A

    Starters and Simple Sugars

    I've not used sucrose in a starter because I've read in a number of places that it can have a negative impact on the yeasts ability to use the more complex sugars in wort. That's all well and good but has anybody here tried sucrose? Was there a negative impact? Atb. Aamcle