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upper

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I have a couple of Lalvin yeasts going on on some grape skins.Could I put a little of that on some new Elderberry and see if it takes off.Not cheap just frugal and I have no other yeast at this time.....Upper
 

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Absolutely, you've got an active yeast going and it's already acclimated to alcohol.
 

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I concur, it will do better then trying to start a new yeast. This is what beer makers do.
 

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It is handy to have 2 batches going at the same time (not sure I would mix Red with White). When my rice wine wasn't taking off a few days ago, I "borrowed" a little liquid from my mango blend and it worked beautifully.

The yeast was similar Levin 1116 and 1118 (or maybe I just think they are similar) just guess the campden needed more time to get evaporated?
 

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I have a couple of Lalvin yeasts going on on some grape skins.Could I put a little of that on some new Elderberry and see if it takes off.Not cheap just frugal and I have no other yeast at this time.....Upper
By all means do.
Both are red wines so the colour is no issue.

I do it all the time, using apple cider, and call it a yeast starter........

Luc
 

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