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The Down-Low on Lager Yeast

Lager yeast is a bottom-fermenting yeast that is used in the production of lager beer. It is an essential ingredient that contributes to the unique characteristics of lager beer, including its crisp, clean flavor and smooth finish. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at what makes lager yeast different from ale

So You Want to Brew Professionally?

Brewing beer can be a fun and rewarding hobby, but for those looking to take their love of beer to the next level, learning how to brew professionally is a must. Whether you are looking to start your own brewery or simply want to learn the ins and outs of brewing beer like a pro,

Yeast: The Most Important Ingredient

Yeast is an essential ingredient in the brewing process and plays a crucial role in determining the final flavor, aroma, and alcohol content of the beer. Proper use of yeast is essential for a successful fermentation and a great-tasting final product. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at how to properly use yeast

How much ale yeast to pitch in 5BBLs?

Brewing beer is a complex process that requires a delicate balance of ingredients and techniques. One of the most important aspects of brewing beer is yeast, as yeast plays a crucial role in determining the final flavor, aroma, and alcohol content of the beer. How much ale yeast needed to brew a 5BBL (beer barrel)

How much lager yeast to pitch in 5BBLs

Brewing beer is a complex process that requires a delicate balance of ingredients and techniques. One of the most important aspects of brewing beer is yeast, as yeast plays a crucial role in determining the final flavor, aroma, and alcohol content of the beer. How much lager yeast is needed to brew a 5BBL (beer

Harvesting Yeast for the Pro Brewer

Why should I harvest yeast? The No.1 reason you should be harvesting yeast is simple: saving money. Commercial brewers can significantly reduce their production cost-per-BBL by harvesting their yeast just once – which often provides enough slurry for two subsequent batches. The savings pile up with each reuse. This is the main advantage liquid yeast

Pitch Rates

Our 5BBL pitches are propped to an industry standard pitch rate of 7 million cells/mL and should be adequate for ales up to 15°P (1.060 SG). For lagers, we recommend doubling your pitch size based on the number of barrels required (i.e. 10BBL Spot Yeast pitch for a 5BBL batch of beer). More questions on

How much yeast should I buy?

We sell yeast in 5BBL (U.S.) increments. Use our pitch rate calculator to determine the number of pitches for a successful fermentation: Pitches come with resealable lids if splitting the pitch is desired. Make sure to homogenize the slurry before using a partial pitch. Use spray sanitizer on the lid and package opening before reapplying

Shipping

We have competitive rates with UPS for deliveries within the United States and to Canada. Spot Yeast ships Monday-Thursday. Orders placed by 1 p.m. Central Time will be shipped same-day. SHIPPING AND ORDERING POLICY ORDERING: Commercial Pitches are available to customers in the U.S.A and Canada. Yeast is not permitted for resale unless previously agreed

What is Spot Yeast?

Spot Yeast is professional quality brewing yeast for craft breweries that is available “on the spot” with no lead time. If it’s in stock on our site and ordered by 3 p.m. CST, it ships that day. Our industry professionals have decades of combined experience in the yeast industry. You can be assured you’re receiving
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