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  1. unionrdr

    Easy Yeast Washing

    After using a couple of different liquid yeasts for the first time, I decided that since they cost $6.50 a pop, that it'd be the most economical to wash the yeasts for re-use. And being retired, I can't afford to spend a whole lot on the needed equipment to do so. Enter Giant Eagle and BP. They...
  2. unionrdr

    Easy Yeast Washing

    After using a couple of different liquid yeasts for the first time, I decided that since they cost $6.50 a pop, that it'd be the most economical to wash the yeasts for re-use. And being retired, I can't afford to spend a whole lot on the needed equipment to do so. Enter Giant Eagle and BP. They...
  3. Trey Ark

    Mouse Poo and Apples...

    Hey Everyone, I've been busy with multiple brews, college, and work. I left some of my favorite apples in the garage, meaning to use them the next day but life happened and they've sat out there. I've thrown out the rotting ones and found some mouse poop in one of my boxes. I have another box...
  4. TrevHTX

    Using Washed Yeast for Future Batches

    I have just recently washed yeast from a batch of Cream Ale that has finished it's fermentation period. I used approximately 1 gallon of water to wash the yeast, and have poured it off into 2 containers which are currently sitting in my fridge. I know that the yeast multiples during the...
  5. D

    First yeast wash, did I get mostly trub?

    Followed the directions from the Yeast Washing Illustrated thread, but I'm worried I got mostly trub. The batches I washed from were my 1st and 2nd all grain brews and there was a lot of trub in the fermenter. I had difficulty swirling the trub/yeast cake on the bottom to get all the slurry...
  6. Layla

    washing yeast

    What I did was I poured off the suspended yeast, leaving the trub behind at least 6 times, does this look like there is anymore trub in it? I can take a better picture if need be.
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