Yeast on 45, turntable stir plate

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by Ilanko, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. Ilanko

    Ilanko Aug 3, 2012 New York

  2. jmw

    jmw Feb 4, 2009 North Carolina

    Dig it Ilanko. and points for ingenuity (although I really think you're going to blow your turntable like this--is yeast worth destroying your connection to 80's 45s?)

    Only other worry is that it isn't exactly stirring as much as slinging. You'll get a deposit of yeast slurry around the margin of your centrifugum that is really not much better than a still chamber.
    You need a stir stick that travels slightly slower than the turntable speed.
  3. yinzer

    yinzer Nov 24, 2006 Pennsylvania

    Wow I love it.

    If you want to know if it;s helping turn the thing off. Let is set and wait for it to foam. then start it up and see if if foams more. Or any quantitative process where you see it knocking off CO2 from the yeast.
  4. Ilanko

    Ilanko Aug 3, 2012 New York

    Actually I have put 3 marble in to the liquid. the marbles did grate job bounce and making knocking sound.
    The end result was aggressive fermentation in 40 minute.
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