Category Archives: Yeast

Yeast Starters

Here’s a photo of two yeast starters I have done up for the recent double batch brew day I had. The yeast which was re-cultured from a slant (age unknown, but most likely around 18 months) is a White Labs WLP029 German Ale/Kolsch and should compliment the ‘Almost an Alt’ recipe which is awaiting fermentation sitting in cubes… Read More »

Reculturing Coopers Bottle Yeast

Welcome all. Yeast plays an important part in any brew, often understated. I recently decided to make a Coopers Pale Ale style beer and getting the yeast right is crucial for getting the same character as this beer. We get the benefit of yeast remaining in the bottle and Ill show you how its of more use than just making the beer cloudy.