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Old 06-20-2012, 07:51 PM   #1
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Default American Ale Yeast Showdown 01

I just completed the first in a series of small batch yeast experiments and thought I'd post the results here.

http://restorationbrewing.blogspot.c...-showdown.html

http://restorationbrewing.blogspot.c...-24-hours.html

http://restorationbrewing.blogspot.c...1-results.html

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Old 06-20-2012, 07:55 PM   #2
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awesome idea and great write-ups!

mind if i link to your blog in mine???

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Nice work, and well presented.

I have been somewhat obsessed with 1332 (Wyeast Northwest) since this spring. I purchased some for a planned American Amber Ale, but then discovered that it came to Hale's by way of the Gale's brewery in the UK. I put it to work on two of the four Gale's clone recipes I have in my library, and the results couldn't have been more English.

Which is all a long way of saying, when you do your English ale yeast comparison, consider throwing 1332 into the mix. It is quite lovely in a bitter, and I think it would be fantastic in a dry stout, if you could manage to get it dry enough.

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Old 06-21-2012, 12:36 AM   #5
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You did a great job with this write up. Thank you for sharing.

I recently switched to WY1272 as my "house" American strain and love it. I have used it in 2 Scottish Ales, 2 Pale Ales and a Cream Ale. Going to do an IPA with it soon.

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very cool. looking forward to future write ups!

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Science Fair blue ribbon for you!

I will definitely be referring to your results when concocting future recipes.

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Would love to see a WY1056 vs WLP001 vs Safale S-05 battle.

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Will have to give 1272 a try.

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You did a great job with this write up. Thank you for sharing.

I recently switched to WY1272 as my "house" American strain and love it. I have used it in 2 Scottish Ales, 2 Pale Ales and a Cream Ale. Going to do an IPA with it soon.

-Josh
I too have started using 1272 a lot for my house strain.


great write up BTW>
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