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Old 03-06-2009, 05:57 PM   #1
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Default Made two batches, one with huge yeast slurry, and one with dry Safale-04 yeast.

There wasn't a huge taste difference for me. In fact I like the taste of the dry yeast-ed beer a little more then the huge yeast slurry beer.

I got the yeast slurry from a local micro brewery. They gave me about a quart.

Kona, Fire Rock IPA I made with the yeast slurry.

Cascades / Orange Pale Ale I made with Safale-04 dry yeast.

It could be I just like one recipe over the other. But its so close; so cheers to Safale dry yeast.



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Craft breweries tend to use a neutral yeast for most of their beers. Any idea what it was?



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To really learn anything from this, you should have split the batch and pitched two different yeasts.

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Yeah, you can't conclude anything since it was two different recipes.

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Ya your right, now I wish I had split the batches...oh well.

The guy at the brewery took it from the bottom of an ale tank. It must be there house ale.



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