Question on harvested yeast

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by beachbrewer, Jan 12, 2013.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. beachbrewer

    beachbrewer Aspirant (221) Aug 21, 2012 California

    [​IMG]I harvested and washed the yeast from my last batch of ale (White Labs 090) and ended up with about 85mls of clean yeast. My question is how do I best utilize it in my next 5 gal batch? Do I pitch the entire amount, use it to supplement another White Labs vile, use it as a starter??? Thanks for the input.
     
  2. VikeMan

    VikeMan Meyvn (1,328) Jul 12, 2009 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

  3. Ilanko

    Ilanko Aspirant (200) Aug 3, 2012 New York

    Only 85mls ? how do you know the yeast is clean and a live ? how did you washed them ?
     
  4. inchrisin

    inchrisin Defender (654) Sep 25, 2008 Indiana

    A vial of WLP has got to be under 20ml, and it's not filled to the brim with yeast. I'd guessed more like 8ml. I don't have a vial infront of me and can't find anything after quick googling. Mr. Malty should help with vitality readings after there washed via age.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.