Category Archives: Yeast

Reader Tip: [3 Pack] Safale US-05 – $8.72 + Free Prime Ship

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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.

3/25/17 9:15 AM Central: This three pack is selling for just $8.72. 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 up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

Safale US-05 (3 ct.11.5 g Packs)

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Great Prices on Dry Beer Yeast at William’s Brewing

6 Pack of PTFE Stir Bars – $13.49, $2.25 Each

SEOH Magnetic Stir Bar Plain PTFE 6 x 25mm Pack of 6

6 Pack of Magnetic Stir Bars by SEOH.  PTFE 6 x 25 mm (about an inch).

Use along with an Erlenmeyer Flask and Stir Plate to do Stir Plate Yeast Starters.

Why a Stir Plate? The constant motion of a stir plate integrates oxygen, puts yeast in constant contact with nutrients, relieves built up CO2 and generally helps yeast to grow more rapidly.  That also means smaller starters.

I have this stir bar and it works great.  DIY Stir PlateThe vortex to the right was created with the help of this stir bar.  See: The HBF Stir Plate Mounting-Thingy for more info.

3/24/17 3 PM Central; This 6 pack of highly rated stir bars is selling for just $13.49. 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 up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

SEOH Magnetic Stir Bar Plain PTFE 6 x 25mm Pack of 6

Also available in single and 10 packs…

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Wyeast Private Strain Yeast – $5

As of this posting, Adventures in Homebrewing has three Wyeast Private Yeast Collection, PCC Yeast marked down to just $5.  Choices include British Cask, English Special Bitter and 1882 Thames Valley II Yeast.  All are from Wyeast’s Jan-Mar 2017 release.

See the Sale Page for up to the minute price and availability

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Safale US-05 or S-04 – $2.99 + Free Stainless Pint Offer

William’s Brewing has both Safale US-5 (cal ale/chico) and S-04 (english whitbread strain) for just $2.99.  That’s a great deal.  Check William’s Brewing for up to the minute price and availability.

US-05 | S-04 | Full Selection Dry Yeast – Safale, Mangrove Jacks, Lallemand

William’s Brewing is also offering a free pair of branded, insulated stainless steel William’s Brewing Pint Glasses with orders over $125.   See: Free Pair Insulated Stainless Pints with William’s Brewing Order

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2 Liter Erlenmeyer Flask – $15.37 + Free Shipping

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2,000 mL/2 Liter Borosilicate Erlenmeyer Flask by SEOH.  Height: 197mm / 7.75 Inches. Base Diameter: 273mm / 10.75 Inches.

Use for yeast starters [See: StirStarterYeast Starters & Fermentation] to increase cell counts, have better and more vigorous fermentations.

3/20/17 1:45 PM Central: This is selling for just $15.37.  Shipping to most US addresses also is free. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

SEOH Erlenmeyer Flask 2000ML Borosilicate Glass

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Oxygenation and Aeration Supplies at William’s Brewing

AmScope 1000x Microscope – [Yeast Counting, Banking, Farming and Propagation]

AmScope M100C-LED Compound Monocular Microscope, WF10x and WF25x Eyepieces, 40x-1000x Magnification, LED Illumination, Brightfield, Plain Stage

M100C-LED Compound Monocular Microscope by Amscope

  • FIVE Magnification Powers Up to 1000x
  • 45 degree Inclined 360 degree Rotatale Monocular Head
  • Single Lens Condenser with Disc Diaphragm
  • Metal Framework and Built-in LED Illumination

Use to count yeast and aid in the process of banking and propagating yeast for your homebrew.  At up to 1000x magnification you’ve got plenty of magnifying power.

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AmScope 40x-1000x All-Metal Student Cordless LED Field Biological Compound Microscope with All Optical Glass Lenses

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25 mm x 8 mm Stir Bar – $4.81

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25 mm (about .98″) by 8 mm Teflon Magnetic Stir Bar.

Use this in combination with an Erlenmeyer Flask and Stir Plate to make a yeast starter.  A stir plate… keeps yeast in constant contact with nutrients, encourages CO2 to off gas and continuously incorporates oxygen all of that means higher cell counts.

Update 3/23/17 4 PM Central: This highly rated stir bar his selling for $4.81. Shipping to most US addresses is also free, with a qualifying order, as part of the Amazon’s Add On promotion. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

Bel-Art F37120-0025 Spinbar Teflon Polygon Magnetic Stirring Bar; 25 x 8mm, White, without Pivot Ring

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