How to Harvest Yeast From a Bottle of Beer and Make a Yeast Starter for Home Brewing!

I collected yeast (WY3068) from 4 bottles of my home brew (homebrew) wheat beer (witbier). These harvested yeast were then pitched in a small starter to build numbers of healthy yeast cells. Number of yeast cells more than doubled during the first starter. The yeast were washed and placed in refrigerated storage for a future homebrew batch. I will pitch this yeast in another starter prior to that next batch.

This is an easy way to save yeast, save money (if you're a home brewer), and enjoy the hobby.

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