Questions tagged [yeast]

Yeasts are micro-organisms used in brewing to produce alcohol during the process of fermentation.

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Why do dark styles foam more during fermentation?

I have found that my stouts produce much more foam during fermentation than other beers do. On the Mr. Beer website it says: Plenty of foam, although messy, is not a bad thing as it indicates healthy ...
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Is it okay to cultivate wine yeast bought from store to save money than repeatedly buying it?

The title summarizes it. I've search the google about someone trying to cultivate a wine yeast they bought but I can't seem to find one. I'm new to wine making and I don't have really a lot of money ...
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Home brewing for the first time ever

I am home brewing for the first time ever. I had the following queries pls. Hope someone will answer: I mixed 200 grams of white sugar, 100 grams of ginger, 2 complete lemons, mint leaves and 1 ...
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Alternative Yeast Options for IIPA

I was gifted a 5 gallon Imperial IPA kit which did not come with yeast. It recommends either Safale US-05 Dry Yeast or Omega Yeast OYL009. Times being what they are, Omega is sold out and shipping ...
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Black IPA Yeast Blend

My homebrew club hosted a Fantasy Homebrew Draft, where each brewer drafted an ingredient round by round. The rules are you have to brew with and only with 6 of 8 ingredients you drafted. Finings and ...
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Weird taste and smell after heating

So I'm making high ABV alcohol with just plain sugarwash, high alcohol yeast and freeze distilling. I added chitosan and kieselsol(turbo cleaner) to clear it before freeze distilling but my yeast was ...