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Old 03-03-2012, 12:56 AM   #1
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How will yeast react different in 12% as opposed to 3% ABV ?

The answer i'm looking for , Will yeast get lethargic , slow down/get its a$$ kicked by the high ABV .

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There are some new high yeast strains out in the market that will easily handle up to 12-15% ABV.

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Old 03-03-2012, 02:51 AM   #3
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How will yeast react different in 12% as opposed to 3% ABV ?

The answer i'm looking for , Will yeast get lethargic , slow down/get its a$$ kicked by the high ABV .
Depends on the yeast
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Old 03-03-2012, 02:52 AM   #4
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There are some new high yeast strains out in the market that will easily handle up to 12-15% ABV.
What are they?
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Old 03-03-2012, 03:07 AM   #5
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you will probably have to use a wine yeast to get that high of alcohol % lalvin EC-1118

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White labs just came out with a san diego yeast, I really don't know much about it.

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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/wlp090-san-diego-super-yeast-246302/
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Oh, okay.. I've used San Diego super yeast a few times before, but never on something that high. nice to know.
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Oh, okay.. I've used San Diego super yeast a few times before, but never on something that high. nice to know.
I ahve never used it, not sure how high it will go? Does anyone?
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I ahve never used it, not sure how high it will go? Does anyone?
I used it on an RIS recently. I shook like crazy to aerate and pitched a one gallon starter of the super yeast. The beer finished at 12.73% in one week.
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