High-quality homebrew requires the proper amount of yeast to ferment your wort. Each brew has an ideal yeast pitch rate based the amount of yeast you prefer to pitch combined with the original gravity and volume of wort. Sebastian Desotelle breaks it down and explain the formula you can use to make sure you know the proper amount of yeast to pitch in your homebrew for complete fermentation.

This video lesson is part of our Northern Brewer University online course, Homebrew 201: Beyond the Basics. The course includes chapters on yeast health including how to make yeast starters, fermentation temperature control, and upgrading to full volume boil. Sign up for the complete course here:

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