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Offline danlib7

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new brewer - pitching Muntons from extract kit
« on: July 14, 2013, 06:28:36 AM »
I am new to homebrewing and I have done a couple of the true brew recipe kits. The directions from the kit say to sprinkle yeast into the wort, however the yeast package says to dissolve the yeast in 1/3 cup cooled boiled water leave 15 w/o stirring then mix well to suspend and add immediately to brew. Yeast package is Muntons active brewing yeast, 6grams. Any thoughts? Benefits? 

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Re: new brewer - pitching Muntons from extract kit
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2013, 06:47:09 AM »
You "can" do it either way.
I prefer following yeast manufacturer instructions

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Re: new brewer - pitching Muntons from extract kit
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2013, 07:22:37 AM »
You can sprinkle and many do. However I've had better results following manufacturer rehydration instructions.
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Re: new brewer - pitching Muntons from extract kit
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2013, 09:39:40 AM »
Either way has produced good results for me.  If you go the rehydration route stay as sanitary as possible.