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Old 07-17-2012, 01:31 AM   #1
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Default Brewing an imperial stout.

Brewing an imperial stout right now. Can you think of any reason I would regret using a wlp670 yeast cake to ferment this???

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Old 07-17-2012, 01:53 AM   #2
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So, a Bretty Stout, then?

I dunno. Doesn't sound very appealing to me. I love huge stouts that taste like stouts...

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Old 07-17-2012, 02:07 AM   #3
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And this is going to be a huge stout. I have two packs of t-58 here, maybe I should use that. I'm so torn right now.

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Old 07-17-2012, 03:19 AM   #4
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Using brett in a stout isn't entirely unheard of...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brettanomyces

(it's at the end of the "beer" section)

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Old 07-17-2012, 03:20 AM   #5
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Any chance you can get a couple packs of US-05? I am with day_trippr, I wouldn't like the wlp607.

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Old 07-17-2012, 03:34 AM   #6
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Still torn, but I don't think I'll use the 670. I have the two packs of t-58 which I haven't used before so maybe I'll just use that. I do have one pack of us-05 as well. OG is 1.069 so I should use two packs i guess so maybe one t-58 and one us-05. lol. Hmmmmmm, maybe I'll just let it spontaneously ferment. I seem to have some good yeast in the air around here as evidenced by a brown ale I did that with......

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Old 07-17-2012, 03:56 AM   #7
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1.069? Not really high enough to need two packets, but you can. I'm currently brewing a stout with US05 with an OG of 1.116 and would have used two packs if I didn't already have yeast slurry from a 1.061 batch using one packet.

With regards to using T58, Belgian yeasts do make nice stouts though.

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Old 07-17-2012, 11:12 AM   #8
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1.069? Not really high enough to need two packets, but you can. I'm currently brewing a stout with US05 with an OG of 1.116 and would have used two packs if I didn't already have yeast slurry from a 1.061 batch using one packet. Belgian yeasts do make nice stouts though.
I'll take that recipe. World Wide clone?
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Old 07-17-2012, 01:56 PM   #9
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f68/doub...l-stout-74932/
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:19 PM   #10
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personally, I'd go with the 670 before the T-58. I think its spicy/peppery profile wouldnt mesh that well. i'd probably go with the pack of S-05, but the 670 does sound appealing (I love brett tho). i vote split batch

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