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Re: Weinheinstephan yeast
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2013, 01:23:47 PM »
No, I use fermcap too :)

Good God, man!  You're tainting your precious bodily fluids!
Maybe. ;)
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Re: Weinheinstephan yeast
« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2013, 03:53:29 PM »
+1 on the fermcap, especially if you're harvesting and repitching.

Don't use fermcap. Especially if you want to harvest this yeast. Simply collect the overflowing yeast after the gunk has been blown off. No yeast washing required.

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Re: Weinheinstephan yeast
« Reply #17 on: February 23, 2013, 07:33:46 PM »
+1 on the fermcap, especially if you're harvesting and repitching.

Don't use fermcap. Especially if you want to harvest this yeast. Simply collect the overflowing yeast after the gunk has been blown off. No yeast washing required.

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Well now, why do you say that?
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Re: Weinheinstephan yeast
« Reply #18 on: February 23, 2013, 08:52:43 PM »
Beersk,

If you top crop the yesast you'll not get any trub. You are also able to get fresher yeast since you don't have to wait until you rack the beer.

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Re: Weinheinstephan yeast
« Reply #19 on: February 23, 2013, 08:59:36 PM »
Beersk,

If you top crop the yesast you'll not get any trub. You are also able to get fresher yeast since you don't have to wait until you rack the beer.

Kai

Well I just harvested yeast from WY3068 from a Dunkelweizen that I had used fermcap-s on. It was from the yeast cake. You got me worried, like I did something wrong. I used the yeast for a weizenbock yesterday. Took off like a rocket in 12 hours or less.  Thought you were implying it messed with the yeast somehow.
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