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Old 11-23-2009, 04:58 PM   #1
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Default Pauwel Kwak Yeast?

I happen to love Kwak, I find it's more understated out of the Belgian beers. I was looking for any information on what is the closest yeast to what Bosteel's uses? There's a lot of information out there on Trappist yeasts and I happen to own BLAM, but Kwak doesn't seem to attract much attention. I've found some clone recipes, but four different recipes recommend four different yeasts.

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Old 11-23-2009, 07:25 PM   #2
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too bad it isnt bottle conditioned ... we could harvest their yeast if it was

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I used WLP530 and got a really good, really close version of Kwak.

Did you ever get an answer? What yeast did you end up going with?

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You can harvest yeast from Karmeliet tripel. This is bottle conditioned, also from Bosteels brewery, and with a very high probability the same yeast. Dutch homebrewers achieved good results with this yeast.

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