Fermentum Mobile yeasts

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Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by guypettigrew » Mon May 06, 2019 3:26 pm

Anyone tried these yet? The Malt Miller has started doing them and is offering them at a attractive discount.

I've just got a starter going with the FM11 'Heathery Heights' version. Supposedly good for standard English style bitters. Expecting to brew in three days.

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Re: Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by Rookie » Mon May 06, 2019 6:31 pm

Looks like you'll need a starter.
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Post by guypettigrew » Mon May 06, 2019 6:47 pm

That's why I've got one going. See above!!

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Re: Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by Kevwaller » Tue May 07, 2019 4:45 pm

I’ve not tried them, I have a few slants from brewlab which look similar


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Re: Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by guypettigrew » Fri May 10, 2019 1:10 pm

Quick update; the starter got going really quickly and activity was over at about the 36 hour point.

Once in the wort, bubbles began coming through the blow off tube after about 4 1/2 hours. Now, 24 hours later, it's going like the clappers. Blow off bucket full of overflow.

Just off to open the fermenter and top crop the yeast ready for next time.

So, all is well so far. Now have to wait and see what the beer tastes like.

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Re: Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by jamieN » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:35 pm

I'm on my second go of FM42 Old Rhine. Made a 1200 starter with it and it nearly climbed out of the flask. Was done in roughly the same time very cloudy and didn't drop that much when I crashed it. Made an alt beer started very quick as because when I got up the next morning and checked it there was beer and yeast all over the FV and it was set to 15c. I think I had the clean the FV 3 days in a row as it just kept blowing over. Massive krausen to say the least and when it was done it didn't want to fall out even when crashed. Beer is sitting lagering now samples hich have been cloudy but have tasted good will have to try it again soon.

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Re: Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by Jim » Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:20 pm

The link in the OP doesn't work any more - this one goes to the product page now:-

https://www.themaltmiller.co.uk/product ... y-heights/
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Re: Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by IPA » Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:40 pm

guypettigrew wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 1:10 pm
Quick update; the starter got going really quickly and activity was over at about the 36 hour point.

Once in the wort, bubbles began coming through the blow off tube after about 4 1/2 hours. Now, 24 hours later, it's going like the clappers. Blow off bucket full of overflow.

Just off to open the fermenter and top crop the yeast ready for next time.

So, all is well so far. Now have to wait and see what the beer tastes like.

Guy
Have you ever considered open fermenting once the krausen has formed ? You will find that you have no need for a blow off tube.
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Re: Fermentum Mobile yeasts

Post by Kev888 » Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:13 pm

IPA wrote:
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:40 pm
Have you ever considered open fermenting once the krausen has formed ? You will find that you have no need for a blow off tube.
In some cases yes, though it depends on the setup in question. Open fermenting does reduce the volume of krausen, but (unless you have the leisure to beat it back regularly) it will still spill over very happily if there is insufficient headroom for it in the fermenter.
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