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Old 05-29-2008, 01:30 PM   #1
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What would you consider your go-to dry yeast in terms of reliability, versatility, and flavor? Something that you would buy a few packs of to keep around the house. What do you like about it?

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Old 05-29-2008, 01:33 PM   #2
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N-O-T-T-I-N-G-H-A-M

I buy it in bulk and use it 8 times outta 10...

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Old 05-29-2008, 01:35 PM   #3
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+1 for the nottingham

great yeast
almost fool proof

neutral yeast

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+2 for Notty. If in doubt, use it!

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Nottingham 2nd

Safale 05 First

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I buy it in bulk and use it 8 times outta 10...
Interesting idea, if refrigerated is dry yeast good indefinitely? I would like to buy a whole box of safale 05 if it would save me some coin.
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Interesting idea, if refrigerated is dry yeast good indefinitely? I would like to buy a whole box of safale 05 if it would save me some coin.
I keep mine in the freezer and I'm almost certain I'll use it up before it begins to go bad. The bulk buying does save money...
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Nottinghams. Quick, easy, cheap, and always a sure thing.

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I keep mine in the freezer and I'm almost certain I'll use it up before it begins to go bad. The bulk buying does save money...
Where do you buy it bulk? Do you just ask your LHBS to order it in for you?
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