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Offline petermmitchell

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Reusing yeast with gelatin ?
« on: May 21, 2018, 11:08:48 PM »
I couldn’t find a post on this specifically, are there any issues with reusing a yeast cake when gelatin was added in primary?  Please share any advice you have.  Thanks!

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Offline Adam

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Re: Reusing yeast with gelatin ?
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2018, 08:29:23 PM »
We would typically pull yeast before adding finnings and cold crashing.  That being said the tanks were conical and it was easy.  I would start by building a starter and watching how the yeast behaves. 

Also, if it isnt a special yeast I would just start over.  Yeast is not super expensive and can make or break the batch. 

Next time try siphoning a bit off into a clean and san mason jar to build a starter off of before adding gelatin.  Just in case gelatin does have an effect
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