Cider Yeast with sweeter

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Cider Yeast with sweeter

Post by private4587 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:28 pm

I have some sachets of Cider Yeast with sweeter (8g for 20-25lt). I want to make some 5lt TC using this yeast. Could i just divide the sachet by 4 and would the rest keep for a while?

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Re: Cider Yeast with sweeter

Post by oldbloke » Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:43 am

If it's a dried yeast and you get it sealed up nice and quick, yes it'll keep a while.
Don't split it more than 3 ways though.
I generally do 2 1gallon(4.5litre) demijohns together and split a sachet across them
I've occasionally done a sachet across 3.
Dividing further than that runs the risk of underpitching.

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