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Bang for your buck on re-using yeast

    Yeast is a very important factor in making great beer but is also a very expensive component of beer. If you feel competent in your sanitation, reusing yeast can save you money.     The Easiest Way is to simply "pitch" new wort onto the trub of a newly racked batch of fermented beer. The advantage is that it is quick and easy. The disadvantage is that this works only when, going from lighter to darker, and less hoppy to more hoppy beer. Otherwise color a flavors will carry over. Another disadvantage is this will work only one time. DO NOT pitch a third beer on the trub  from your second re-pitched beer. Trying to reuse several generations this way will lead...

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