Author Topic: Beer and Cheese cohabitation  (Read 1094 times)

Offline seemunkee

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Beer and Cheese cohabitation
« on: May 09, 2013, 12:30:32 PM »
I blew through my keg of English ale this last weekend so I need to plan a brew day.  Since I brew outside and haven't done a batch since early fall I haven't had to deal with a fermenting car boy and aging cheese in the same room.  My cheeses are all in boxes that are stored in the beer fridge or the mini wine fridge.  Am I going to have issues with the beer yeast infecting the cheeses?
Could wild beer yeast be in the air in my basement causing me issues? 

I also have a sourdough culture that I use for bread and pizza dough but that is in the upstairs main fridge.  I doubt if there is any cross culturalization going on with it.  But I won't make bread on the same day I'm trying to make beer or cheese.

Offline Hansadutta

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Re: Beer and Cheese cohabitation
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2013, 04:58:53 AM »
As far as I know yeast is present everywhere and always so I doubt that the bear yeast would add to that problem.
At the moment I am also fermenting beer in the same room with my cheese refrigerator and I don't see anything bad happening to the cheeses.

Offline hoeklijn

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Re: Beer and Cheese cohabitation
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2013, 12:59:04 PM »
mmmm, what about a Cheddar soaked in your own beer?
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