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Yes, I have saved tons of money by growing my own yeast. It just takes a little planning and time. Slants or glycol storage are going to be your best bet. Get a pressure cooker to acts as a makeshift auto-clave for sterilization. With some yeasts coming in at $6-$9 a vial, this will help you get the most out of that money. In fact I have pulled proprietary ...
In Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation, there is a propagation schedule involving stepping up each successive starter wort by a factor of 10, with a waiting time of 24-48 hours between each step. So you start with 1 vial and make a 1L wort. Let it go for a few days (depending on how you aerate it... a stir-plate would be ideal). When the ...
The best place to look for this info is www.mrmalty.com . The answer depends on the amount of slurry you have and its age, whether it's an ale or a lager, and the OG of the beer. The calculator on the mrmalty website will help you figure out how much to use.
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