Explore the world of yeast possibilities before you ferment your next batch of cider.
Why you should avoid freezing your glasses, and of the ill effects of overpitching yeast in a starter.
The Wiz answers questions about the impact a hop spider has on hop utilization, prepping a barrel, acid yeast washing.
By pitching two different yeast strains it is possible to play to the strengths of both strains.
How much yeast can you culture from one vial? How do you force carbonate nitro beers? The Wiz answers all.
Wyeast Laboratories Brand Manager and BYO contributor Michael Dawson took over the BYO Facebook page recently to answer reader questions.
A Colorado homebrew club crowdsourced to find the best yeast strains for brewing a club member's German Pils.
The Wiz weighs in on whether to rehydrate dry yeast and defuses a bottle explosion problem.
The Wiz warms up talking about lager yeast starters and clarifies a question about chill haze.
Never underestimate the power of yeast. A yeast cell biologist uses his professional knowledge to help his homebrewing.
The Wiz discusses re-pitching homebrew yeast and laments long boil times.
The Wiz goes wild answering a question about Brettanomyces and also explains how to avoid oxidation.
Mr. Wizard tackles a mystery substance floating on the surface of a batch of beer and also lends some advice for temperature control.
Get more mileage from your yeast, plus fine tune your pitching rate — how and when to repitch.
The Wiz lavishly answers questions from two frugal homebrewers on saving your brewers yeast and making your own specialty grains.