17677Re: reusing yeast
- Oct 12, 2005--- In email@example.com, "vodkadaddy1950"
>You need something in the order of 10 million healthy yeast cells per
> i am trying to use the sludge from the bottom of my last batch,
> instead of buying new yeast....but i cant get the fermenting
> started...can some one help me with what my problem may be....i was
> told to give the yeast some food such as molasses...if that is the
> problem ....how much molasses do i add to a 25 litre batch that is a
> sugar water recipe....and can i add it to the batch that has already
> been mixed...please help !!!!
> scott from dallas
mL of wash to start a good ferment. This usually requires growing
them up as starter cultures from sludge.
You really need to do a lot more study on reuse, yeast ranching and
the like, before you embark on this route. Just pitch your existing
wort with a fresh pack of turbo yeast for now, before it gets an
infection in it. While you're waiting for it to finish fermenting and
clearing (10 - 14 days), check ot this part of Tony's site as a
or TinyURL... http://tinyurl.com/b7u86
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