Y2 - Wild yeast cultivation

Start capturing, isolating and propagating your own yeast strains - a practical approach for the craft distiller, home brewer and home distiller.  

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  • Centurion 17 Feb 2018
  • Centurion 21 Apr 2018
  • Centurion 16 Jun 2018
  • Centurion 1 Sept 2018
  • Centurion 20 Oct 2018

R 1,600.00

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There is a very good reason why there are hundreds of different yeast strains commercially available (and an unknown quantity of wild yeast strains!) 

Broaden your knowledge with Distillique's Yeast training courses.

This course allows you to start cultivating (capturing, isolating and propagating) your own yeast. Suitable for craft brewers and distillers alike.

Master Principle:

• Yeast capturing, selection, progation and applicable techniques. 

Course contents:

  • Introduction
  • Safety precautions.
  • Hygiene
    • Sterilisation
    • Aseptic technique
  • Selection
    • Capturing wild yeast
    • Identifying and isolating strains
    • Agar plate use
  • Propagation
    • Slant preparation and use
    • Making a starter
    • Propagating in stages
  • Yeast quality tests
    • Viability tests
    • Vitality tests
  • Lab setup
    • What every lab needs
    • How set up your own yeast lab

Receipt of your payment will confrm your seat reservation for the course. Please note our terms and conditions for training when cancelling a course. 

Course fee includes:

  • Course material
  • Consumables used during the course
  • Use of laboratory equipment during the course
  • Refreshments during course (tea, coffee, cool drink, bottled water)
  • Light lunch (Please inform us of any special dietary requirements)


Starts at 09h00 until approximately 16h00 with lunch at 12h00

Training schedule/dates: 

View the training calendar for the Various yeast related courses.


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