Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Compact IPA yeast
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-29-2014, 01:16 PM   #1
-Liam-
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 109
Default Compact IPA yeast

Can anyone recommend a yeast for an IPA that will compact well at the bottom of the bottle? I conditioned some of my bottles in the fridge for a week and when I poured/drank them at home they tasted very clean with no overly yeasty flavour and they looked nice and clear. I do have to be careful when pouring as the sediment stirs up very easily. Anyway, I decided to bring some to a party over the weekend and I guess the yeast had re suspended in the beer on the short journey there, making them taste a little muddy and nowhere as good. I used US05.
I've used S04 for a milk stout before and that compacted nicely at the bottom and didn't seem to stir up into the beer.

__________________
-Liam- is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 01:43 PM   #2
Indian_villager
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Claymont, Delaware
Posts: 401
Liked 31 Times on 24 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default

British ale yeasts will flock pretty heavily.WLP 002. I have found that WLP 090 (super san diego) makes one dense bed of yeast. I've never had to shake a yeast vial so hard to break up the slug.

__________________
Indian_villager is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 06:26 PM   #3
-Liam-
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 109
Default

Do you think either of these would be ok in an American IPA?


Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

__________________
-Liam- is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 06:29 PM   #4
pricelessbrewing
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Plymouth, mi
Posts: 479
Liked 29 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 20

Default

Either of those will be fine, they're fairly high floc neutral yeast profiles. You could also go with nottingham or s05, depending on your intended profile and tempetature control one might be better than another.

__________________

Please check out my Biab calculator, water volumes, losses, strike temps, custom sparge volumes, will mash fit? And more!
Priceless BIAB Calculator
http://pricelessbrewing.github.io

pricelessbrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 06:44 PM   #5
WayFrae
16%er
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
WayFrae's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 900
Liked 125 Times on 101 Posts
Likes Given: 32

Default

I like Wyeast 1272 a lot for all of my pale ales.

__________________
Primary: Belgian IPA | Simple Cider
Bottle Conditioning: Rodeo Clown RyePA v2.0
Drinking: Hop Solo Double IPA |Rodeo Clown Citra RyePA | Edwort's Apfelwein
WayFrae is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 06:49 PM   #6
estricklin
Certified Guitar Pickin' Hop Slingin' Crazy Homebrewer
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
estricklin's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Oppelo, Arkansas
Posts: 1,061
Liked 123 Times on 97 Posts
Likes Given: 116

Default

Irish Ale seems to stick to the bottom pretty well, but I'd swear English Ale is the best at it. Those yeast will work in an IPA, but may not attenuate as well as a Cal Ale so you might wanna do some research on that.

__________________

Who is John Galt?

estricklin is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 06:50 PM   #7
estricklin
Certified Guitar Pickin' Hop Slingin' Crazy Homebrewer
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
estricklin's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Oppelo, Arkansas
Posts: 1,061
Liked 123 Times on 97 Posts
Likes Given: 116

Default

Oh and if you can cold crash your beer before you bottle, you won't have that problem, there will be such a tiny amount of yeast left at the bottom it won't amount to much of anything when you pour or travel.

__________________

Who is John Galt?

estricklin is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 08:15 PM   #8
Riot
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 414
Liked 36 Times on 34 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by estricklin View Post
Irish Ale seems to stick to the bottom pretty well, but I'd swear English Ale is the best at it. Those yeast will work in an IPA, but may not attenuate as well as a Cal Ale so you might wanna do some research on that.
I agree with Irish ale. It has never given up early on me when I've fermented it cool and let temps raise towards the end. You can get it pretty clean that way, and it glues itself to bottles.
__________________
Riot is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-29-2014, 11:19 PM   #9
-Liam-
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 109
Default

Great advice. Thanks guys.
As an aside - when I buy an unfiltered IPA and it's cloudy when I pour it, what is making it cloudy? Is it the yeast, and if so, why then doesn't it taste 'yeasty'?


Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

__________________
-Liam- is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-30-2014, 05:54 AM   #10
estricklin
Certified Guitar Pickin' Hop Slingin' Crazy Homebrewer
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
estricklin's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Oppelo, Arkansas
Posts: 1,061
Liked 123 Times on 97 Posts
Likes Given: 116

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by -Liam- View Post
Great advice. Thanks guys.
As an aside - when I buy an unfiltered IPA and it's cloudy when I pour it, what is making it cloudy? Is it the yeast, and if so, why then doesn't it taste 'yeasty'?


Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
It's the hops from dry hopping, though some do contain some wheat as well.
__________________

Who is John Galt?

estricklin is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yeast won't compact in bottles Breadylove Fermentation & Yeast 4 04-22-2014 05:53 PM
Compact 30 chiller Demus Equipment/Sanitation 4 12-31-2011 04:56 PM
How to get a firm, tight, compact.....yeast cake. cjteteak Fermentation & Yeast 14 11-25-2011 05:06 AM
A nice compact yeast cake -- not jldc Fermentation & Yeast 14 07-03-2010 11:31 AM
Compact Refrigerator RedDragon Bottling/Kegging 3 07-06-2009 11:13 PM