Yeast strains from afar...

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by Naugled, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Naugled

    Naugled Advocate (550) New York Sep 25, 2007 Verified

    Does anyone know of any unique yeast strains from places we don't typically see them from? For instance are there Russian yeast strains? I'm sure they've been brewing for centuries in Russia, they must have their own yeast strains.
     
  2. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (845) Washington Apr 27, 2006

  3. VikeMan

    VikeMan Champion (855) Pennsylvania Jul 12, 2009 Verified

    That's the coolest looking airlock I have ever seen. At least I think it is one.
     
  4. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (845) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    I think it's a clock to show that they're waiting.
     
  5. VikeMan

    VikeMan Champion (855) Pennsylvania Jul 12, 2009 Verified

    Bummer. So is the skinny thing an airlock? Or a thermometer maybe?
     
  6. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (845) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    Airlock. One of those one-piece types.
     
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  7. Naugled

    Naugled Advocate (550) New York Sep 25, 2007 Verified

    Does anyone know Russian? Can you email that guy and ask him where he gets his yeast? :)
     
  8. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (845) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    His email address is on the page. Use google translate to ask if he speaks English. My guess is he does.

    I am a big fan of eastern block porters so would be interested to know if there are any unique yeast strains being used for them.
     
  9. kjyost

    kjyost Champion (800) Manitoba (Canada) May 4, 2008 Verified Subscriber

    When I read afar I started thinking of alien yeast strains...
     
  10. Naugled

    Naugled Advocate (550) New York Sep 25, 2007 Verified

    I'd be interested in those too...
     
  11. mountsnow1010

    mountsnow1010 Savant (370) Vermont Jan 23, 2009