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Re: [new_distillers] Re: Whiskey yeast?

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    I have cultured this strain. Of course the AG doesn t culture over as it isn t something that grows. I just used beano as a substitute, knowing it s not the
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      I have cultured this strain.  Of course the AG doesn't culture over as it isn't something that grows.  I just used beano as a substitute, knowing it's not the same thing.  But then again lots of folks make whiskey with no enzyme at all, so it's just a little help anyway.  The yeast strain itself acts as any other strain does while being propagated.
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Friday, December 26, 2008 8:18 PM
      Subject: [new_distillers] Re: Whiskey yeast?

      Yo VodkaManno,

      There is absolutly no reason to add AG to a Master Culture of yeast. By
      definition, a master culture is a pure yeast strain designated to
      procreate that yeast strain only. Add the AG with the yeast or a day
      before you add the yeast to the mash after it cools down - keep it below

      Try to keep your pure yeast culture pure - any additions can
      contaminte.. ..

      Vino es Veritas,

      Jim aka Waldo.

      --- In new_distillers@ yahoogroups. com, "vodkaman1976" <vodkaman1976@ ...>
      > Sorry I haven't been able to respond i've had the stomach flu for
      > two days now. I agree with both responses, the yeast would propagate
      > but probally withouth the AG. However, maybe adding AG to your master
      > yeast culture each time is a possibility if you knew how much to add
      > and where to get pure AG. Is there another yeast that could be used
      > and re-used to make whiskey besides this one?

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