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Old 02-23-2013, 09:03 PM   #1
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I'm trying to understand yeast, so I have this question. Can you mix Ale and Lager yeast? If so how do you figure the ratio and do you ferment at Ale or Lager tempretures?

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Old 02-23-2013, 10:29 PM   #2
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It's my understanding that temperature is the most important factor with yeast. So if you have a lager yeast and an ale yeast that share part of a temperature range, I see no reason you couldn't mix them as long as you fermented in that range. I believe white labs does sell a blend which includes both types.

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