5/26/18 1 AM Central: This is selling for $15.37. Shipping to most US addresses also is free. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.
Bootleg Biology Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit. About, from Adventures in Homebrewing: “Capture and Isolate Local Wild Yeasts! This tool kit is great for brewers who are interested in creating sour beers. Propagating local yeast strains can highlight unqiue attributes in your beer, creating a truly unique and unforgettable beer!
The Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit from Bootleg Biology includes all the essential equipment an experimental homebrewer needs to begin collecting, culturing, and isolating local wild yeast strains. Bootleg Biology also provides detailed instructions on the entire process; from capturing wild bugs, creating agar plates, culturing and propagating yeast, isolating yeast strains, and contributing. Each Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit includes a Local Yeast Project Contributor Pack so you can bank your viable wild yeast. Simply send a swab in the pre-paid postage envelope to store your local yeast at the Bootleg Biology Laboratory Yeast Bank Freezer, ensuring you can keep using your phenomenal local yeast strain.”
Contributor Pack (includes 2 swabs & a stamped envelope)
Detailed Instruction Book and Web-Based Content
As of this posting, these aren’t marked as on sale but the current price of $109.99 is $30 less than they were back in April. Availability of these barrels is touch and go. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.
(10) 11.5 gram packs of Safale US-05. Safale US-05 is the Chico Ale Strain similar to Wyeast 1056 and White Labs WLP001.
As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $25.77. Shipping is also free to select addresses. Check the listing for up to the minute price, description and availability.
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4 x 1 gallon glass jugs with 38 mm metal screw caps.
Possible homebrew uses… Large growler (double traditional size), store Star San [Related: tar San Tips, Tricks and Guidelines], use for yeast starters, use for small batch fermentation.
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(3) Packs 11.5 g Each Safale US-05 Dry American Ale Yeast. Safale us-05 produces well balanced beers with low diacetyl and a very clean, crisp end palate. Sedimentation: low to medium. Final gravity: medium.
3 Pack of Fermentis Safale S-04. English Ale Yeast Strain.
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Ideal for a wide variety of styles of American and European origin
Settles quickly to form a compact sediment layer resulting in brilliantly Clear beer
A fast fermenting yeast that Produces complex ales with a well-rounded character
“A well-known, commercial English ale yeast, selected for its fast fermentation character and its ability to form a very compact sediment at the end of the fermentation, helping to improve beer clarity. This yeast is recommended for the production of a large range of ale beers and is specially well adapted to cask-conditioned ales and fermentation in cylindro-conical tanks. Sedimentation: high. Final gravity: medium.”
Bootleg Biology Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit. About, from Austin Homebrew Supply: ” The experimental homebrewers dream come true! The Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit includes all the necessary components to isolate and harvest local, wild yeasts. This tool kit is great for brewers looking to delve into sour beers or just those curious about cultivating their own yeast, allowing you to create a truly unique strain! Worried about losing your new backyard strain? Each Tool Kit includes a Local Yeast Project Contributor Pack. This pack will allow you to send your viable local yeast culture to Bootleg Biology (Postage Pre-Paid) to be banked in their laboratory yeast freezer. Full, detailed instructions are provided to guide you through the process of capturing wild bugs, creating agar plates, and isolating your own, local yeast.”
Included in Backyard Yeast Wrangling Tool Kit:
Half Gallon Mason Jar Collection Vessel
10 Sterile Petri Dishes (60mm)
6 Test Tubes
8 Sterile Cotton Swabs
18 g Agar Blend
Parafilm (1′ roll)
1 Bootleg Inoculation Loop (AKA a paper clip)
2 Fermetrics Stickers
Local Yeast Project Contributor Pack (includes 2 swabs & a stamped envelope)
Detailed instructions on capturing, culturing/isolating, and contributing your yeast
As of this posting, Austin Homebrew Supply has this for $40. Check the product page for current availability, description and pricing.
From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability: “Maintenance free silicone airlock waterless fermentation lids for wide mouth mason jars. BPA free, mold free, dishwasher safe. 5 pack. Premium Presents. White.”
You should be able to use these as lids/airlocks for yeast starters made in compatible wide mouth jars and for yeast storage.
5/19/18 1 AM Central: This highly rated 5 pack is selling for $10.95. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found. Shipping to most US addresses is also free with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page