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  1. AntDoctor

    Laboratory autoclave created brown precipitate in DME agar media

    I wanted to start slanting yeast, and I work in a lab, so I have access to a real industry level autoclave. I just made my first batch of slants tonight, using 90ml water, 9g of DME, 1.8g agar. (2% agar, 10% DME) I boiled and dissolved the agar with the DME, poured it into some upright culture...
  2. duderinodemcie

    Yeast washing trouble. Maltose/ cider yeast experiment.

    Hello! I am fairly new to homebrewing and recently started washing my yeast. Here comes the problem, I forgot to label them and seem to have forgot which is which. I should have the ardennes yeast from wyeast(i believe) and I also have a cider yeast from the same company. Now, worse comes to...
  3. R

    Yeast Breeding

    Hello Everyone, my first post here on the forum. :) Question about yeast. My thinking is, since it's alive and it reproduces and grows, why should we buy yeast for every batch? Could you not just start a culture with a dropper-full and let it do its thing? maybe it takes a while to get to...
  4. beervoid

    Simple Yeast Banking with Sodium Chloride

    Hello everyone, I found this technique where you store 1ml of yeast in 5ml of sodium chloride 0.9% solution. I was wondering if anyone knows if you could bank more then 1ml of yeast in a higher storage solution. if the nr's matter at all. Cheers!