Category: Yeast

New Dried Beer Yeast

Posted by April 8, 2013

NEW DRIED BEER YEASTS FOR CRAFT BREWING The character and complexity of beer is driven by hops. malt and the type of yeast you use. Having the right yeast is critical when creating craft beers with true personality. This range of dried pure yeast strains have been brought to market after years of a development,extensive brewing trials and rigorous screening. This breakthrough now gives the brewer the ability to brew a…

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Cider Yeast

Posted by December 11, 2012

Cider Yeast By Mad Millie New Product Mad Millie Cider Yeast (10440) has now replaced Black Rock Cider Yeast (40702). Mad Millie Cider Yeast can be used when making cider from freshly pressed juice or fruit concentrate. It is sufficient for any amount of juice up to 25L. Directions: Sprinkle entire contents onto the juice and ferment at 20-26 °C for 1 week. Bottle when…

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Making a Yeast Starter for your Beer By making a yeast starter for your beer the quality of your homebrew can be dramatically improved . Home brewers often toss a packet or vial of yeast into their beer without much thought to the quantity needed. Though modern liquid brewer’s yeast smack packs and vials are a huge improvement over older dry yeast packs, these packages…

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Liquid Yeast Why you use liquid yeasts, wile here are very good dry yeasts available today, which cover a range of beer styles, unlike years ago. My favourite is Safale US 05, great every day yeast for all “clean” ales such as American Pale Ales. So I have been asked many times “Why would you use liquid yeasts?”, usually after they have found out that…

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Platinum Yeast Strains 2011

Posted by September 20, 2012

The Platinum program involves opening up the White Labs yeastbank with three unique strains every two months. New for 2011! Three new Platinum strains: WLP630 Berliner Weisse Blend, WLP815 Belgian Lager, and WLP670 American Farmhouse Blend. Jan/Feb: WLP022 Essex Ale WLP630 Berliner Weisse Blend WLP815 Belgian Lager   Mar/Apr: WLP009 Australian Ale WLP351 Bavarian Weizen WLP940 Mexican Lager   May/Jun: WLP670 American Farmhouse Blend WLP410…

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                Beer yeast is an extremely important part of home brewing that is often overlooked. Experimenting with different yeasts will allow you to manipulate the flavour of your beer. We stock a wide range of yeast strains including dried and liquid yeasts. We also carry all the supplies you’ll need to brew your beer or wine from start…

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