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    To discard or not discard_that is the question

    Hi, I was interested to know about the community's thoughts. I have recently made another batch of Hefeweissen (my favourite beer), but I am still finding that I am tweaking the processes every time I am making in order to make a better and better tasting beer. Never could get the same as the...
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    Liquid Yeast shipped HOT

    Hello All, I am just getting back into brewing after 5 years or so. After taking up beekeeping several years ago I decided to have a go at some Mead and ordered WLP720 from Norther Brewer. They packaged it well enough but its up in the triple digits here in Texas and my yeast showed up hot to...
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    How long can you leave liquid yeast after the best-before date?

    It seems to be a regular question, how long before liquid yeast is dead or unusable. Well here's proof that you can revive liquid yeast that's nearly 5 years old, this was an out-of-date pack of WLP540 that I got from the old Hop & Grape ages ago, then with one thing and another I didn't get...
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    Question about yeast activity

    Hello, good day. First timer here with brewing and in the forum. I'm making a hefeweizen beer which has been fermenting for 16 days. I'm fermenting 10 liters (2.5g) in a plastic 20l (5g) carboy. I know it's not the best, but it's what i had at hand. So far the beer looks fine and through the...
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