Yeast Management for the Home Brewer
There are a number of good resources on the web which describe how a
home brewer can maintain and propagate his/her own yeast. It's not
difficult if you want to give it a try. Below are some of the
pages I have found useful.
An excellent site
describing all aspects of yeast management for the home brewer.
Click on the British flag to get English, then Yeast
Many, many good illustrations. You can download
whole site to your own computer for easy access. Check out the
section on long term yeast storage in distilled water!
from Maltose Falcons. Make sure to check out Dr.
Raines great article on yeast at the bottom. Dr. Raines
had a great article entitled "The Ins and Outs of Yeast Storage" in
March/April issue of Zymurgy 2007 pages 30-35.
handbook in pdf format with pictures on making yeast slants and
Dave Whitman's long term storage of
yeast in buffer solution and distilled water.
article on yeast ranching
Yeast Culturing for the
homebrewer by Bill Coleman
slants from Braukaiser.
plates or slants also from Braukaiser.
Yeast topics for
information and technique resource.
yeast culture for home brewers from Australia
nice set of pictures of yeast culturing on Flickr