Practical yeast culturing for brewpubs to productions brewing

Yeast and Fermentation Session
Derek Stepanski, The Saint Louis Brewery, St. Louis, MO, USA

ABSTRACT: Practical ideas and techniques for culturing yeast. Covering techniques for the brewpub as well as for production brewing. These techniques include culturing from pitchable tubes, slants, and cryotubes.

Derek Stepanski has been the quality manager at The Saint Louis Brewery for the last four years. He is responsible for all things quality related. Along with his team he maintains and develops all the quality programs that help the Schlafly brand be successful. Derek received his B.S. degree in fermentation science from the University of California Davis.