BT1 guide to using EC1118 group buy yeast

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BT1 guide to using EC1118 group buy yeast

Postby bt1 » Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:17 am

OK bt1's quicky guide for use now we're all taking deliveries...

New use
For 60lt ferment use two slightly heaped desert spoons
rehydrate in a good quality water @ 35c = spring water 200mls
sprinkle over the top of a fast swirling water, mix gently to avoid lumping if any
by adding wash desert spoons after 10mins bring to within 5c of wash temp
Plunge into swirling wash , rinse out in wash = your done!

Low Yan conditions= lack of amino Nitrogen to be avoided so if doing AG, Partials or UJSM's, ciders add a little DAP to wash. not needed for rums. This avoids the rotten egg smell from low nitrogen levels = ie you need more than just sugars.

Re use
200ml spring water at same temp as wash with little dissolved LDME or wash added
spoon 2 desert spoons of yeast slurry in stir gently
While prep'ing wash progressively add more wash or dissolved LDME = growth phase

as this ones been trained it's a quick starter and ferments dryer=lower FG. re use upto 3 times can go 6 reuses. Well suites sour mashing.

General
re use for whiskies no issues. Rums tend to use a newy each time
If used in ciders crash chill to prevent complete fermentation otherwise it's as dry tasting as weak vinegar= stop it fermenting out
Easily handles SG upto 15%+
good temp tolerance

DS - Yeast - Lalvin EC-1118 - 130529.pdf


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Re: EC1118 group buy

Postby 1 2many » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:25 am

Thanks bt1 for your info and tips on usage :handgestures-thumbupleft:

Good to hear the yeast starting to get to you guys. :D
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