View Full Version : Liquid yeast

12-01-2007, 12:33 AM
I threw in some liquid yeast for the first time. Well, the bottom line is that it did not take. Nothing . I am sure I followed the directions.'Sposed to be the best shite. Threw in some dry yeats the next day and it went like a bastard. Maybe the liquid y.was too old?

12-01-2007, 12:37 AM
Grow your own local yeast

We grow it for making bread and our pizza. Nothing like local flavor groucho

12-01-2007, 01:06 AM
Liquid is great but more tempermental. has to stay cold and not be old. I only buy mine from a local shop that i trust.

12-04-2007, 03:47 AM
you probably needed to make a starter before hand as the yeast count in the liquid is often not nearly as high as the dry. liquid is far superior . or maybe you needed better airation

12-04-2007, 03:50 AM
And make sure the yeast is the same temp and the wort before adding; if there is too great a temp diff, the yeast will go into shock and die.