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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2011, 04:00:37 PM »
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2011, 04:09:44 PM »
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2011, 01:02:33 PM »
Hey Pinski, I see you're in Portland, me too. Where are you getting your yeast?

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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2011, 01:58:37 PM »
It’s light and fluffy when we put it in a container and nearly always doubles in size by the time I get it home. +1 on euge’s suggestion on using a nalgene or some type of plastic bottle.


weird, it always seems to settle and 'halve' in size approximately for me.  but I put it in a cooler with ice, so maybe you're is getting warm and causing the expansion.

+1 on plastic if you can - but if you must use mason jars, I would try to not screw the ring part of the lid all the way down, leave it a quarter turn backed off.
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #19 on: March 29, 2011, 11:06:36 PM »
Hey Pinski, I see you're in Portland, me too. Where are you getting your yeast?

Hey Oly,
The Brewmistress was getting one of our Cornies filled with Hopwork's Secession CDA (my apologies to those averse to this name, at least I kept it to acromym) and she asked about yeast for homebrewers.  She said they were more than happy to oblige.  I can't remember the Wyeast number off the top of my head but I looked it up and it's a London Ale III and she said that the brewer mentioned that it was their standard ale yeast. 
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2011, 05:12:16 AM »
That's the Wyeast 1318 yeast.
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2011, 07:29:35 AM »
That indeed is the correct number.  I really like their brews so I'm excited to try this strain on my own recipe.
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #22 on: March 30, 2011, 08:11:29 AM »
Try using it to make a Dark Mild.
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2011, 03:59:19 PM »
Isn't London Ale III the Boddingtons strain?
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #24 on: March 30, 2011, 05:55:47 PM »
I hope not.  Boddingtons is in Manchester.  I thought it was Young's yeast.
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2011, 07:52:18 PM »
I hope not.  Boddingtons is in Manchester.  I thought it was Young's yeast.

Interesting, I have to say that I'd take dirty dicks over any other dark mild.  Might have to give this yeast a go; wish we had easy access to wyeast instead of just white labs.  cheers, j

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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #26 on: March 30, 2011, 10:58:07 PM »
I hope not.  Boddingtons is in Manchester.  I thought it was Young's yeast.

Interesting, I have to say that I'd take dirty dicks over any other dark mild.  Might have to give this yeast a go; wish we had easy access to wyeast instead of just white labs.  cheers, j
Where do you get your yeast?  I assume you've tried asking for wyeast strains?
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #27 on: March 30, 2011, 11:38:20 PM »
Try using it to make a Dark Mild.
Do you have a favorite recipe you would recommend?
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #28 on: March 31, 2011, 05:49:43 AM »
I hope not.  Boddingtons is in Manchester.  I thought it was Young's yeast.

Not that this is necessarily accurate, but Kristen England's Yeast Strain Comparison Chart indicates that London Ale III is the Boddington's strain (despite the "London" Ale name).  IIRC, I don't think the Milk of Manchester is even brewed in Manchester anymore...could be wrong though.  In any case, I suppose what we would be more interested in is where the strain originated.
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Re: Transporting fresh yeast from brewery to home
« Reply #29 on: March 31, 2011, 07:47:36 AM »
Denny, can you just ask Jess and clear it up?

I have mild recipes but am away from home without my recipe logs.  There's some good ones in the classic style series on Mild.
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