One of the most useful tools for making a yeast starter is a product called a stir plate. A stir plate is a device that contains a strong magnet just beneath its
There are few things more defeating to a homebrewer than to check on the fermenter containing sweet wort crafted two days earlier, only to find no signs of life in the fermenter.
With the plethora of yeast strains available from different companies, it can be hard to keep all of the products straight. Choosing the proper yeast strain is essential to the quality of
This content appears courtesy of Wyeast Labs. For further info https://www.wyeastlab.com/ Basic Guidelines for A Yeast Starter Many brands of yeast for homebrewing are designed to directly inoculate 5 gallons (19 L)
Table 1 – Repitched Pitching Rates and Quantities (billions of cells per liter of wort) OG Rate in Billions per Liter SG Plato 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 1.020 5.1 2.5 5.1 7.6