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Old 05-05-2012, 03:56 AM   #1
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I recently came across a recipe for a tripel and it calls for Wyeast Belgian Abbey 1218. The closest I can find online is Wyeast Belgian Abbey 1214.

Is there a significant difference between these two? is 1218 a typo in the recipe?

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Old 05-05-2012, 04:32 AM   #2
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I think it was a typo. However, Wyeast comes out with seasonal yeasts so it may have been a seasonal offering. I would go with the 1214.

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Have you gone to the wyeast website to see if there are two different Belgina Abbey Ales listed?

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No I haven't. I just looked on austinhomebrew.com and a few other sites. I will now though.

Thanks to both for the info!

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