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Re: SNS starter in carboy
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2019, 05:28:07 PM »
FWIW, I have tried every suggested approach, but I settled on putting a quart or so of wort in a gallon apple juice jug, shaking the snot out of it, flaming the jug opening, adding the liquid yeast and shaking it again.  It is amazing how quickly the yeast is ready to be added to cooled wort when I finish brewing.  As few as 4-5 hours typically, but rarely more than 8 hours to a ready state.

Of course, harvesting and repitching freshly harvested yeast is the best way to go IMHO.

Agreed on all, although I don't flame it.
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Re: SNS starter in carboy
« Reply #16 on: September 05, 2019, 09:44:02 PM »
I've seen people plug the carboy, then roll it back and forth on the floor for 5-10 minutes. Basically shaking, just more manageable with a 5-gallon carboy

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Re: SNS starter in carboy
« Reply #17 on: September 05, 2019, 10:20:32 PM »
I've seen people plug the carboy, then roll it back and forth on the floor for 5-10 minutes. Basically shaking, just more manageable with a 5-gallon carboy

Don't do that.  Ask me how I know....
OKay, I'll bite. How do you know?

Sad experience....
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Re: SNS starter in carboy
« Reply #18 on: September 05, 2019, 10:27:17 PM »


I've seen people plug the carboy, then roll it back and forth on the floor for 5-10 minutes. Basically shaking, just more manageable with a 5-gallon carboy

Don't do that.  Ask me how I know....
OKay, I'll bite. How do you know?

Sad experience....

C'mon, man, you can't just leave us hanging like that!  What happened?  So we don't all have to go try it ourselves to find out...
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Re: SNS starter in carboy
« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2019, 10:38:52 PM »


I've seen people plug the carboy, then roll it back and forth on the floor for 5-10 minutes. Basically shaking, just more manageable with a 5-gallon carboy

Don't do that.  Ask me how I know....
OKay, I'll bite. How do you know?

Sad experience....

C'mon, man, you can't just leave us hanging like that!  What happened?  So we don't all have to go try it ourselves to find out...

Not very dramatic...the carboy cracked.  I was rolling it on carpet BTW.
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