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Old 07-18-2012, 01:58 AM   #1
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My LHBS just got in some liquid yeast and I picked up white labs WLP051 Cali V Ale yeast not really knowing much about it. I've read a lot of mixed reviews on the yeast. Just wondering who has had good experiences with this yeast and has an awesome AG recipe for me to brew up this weekend!

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Old 07-18-2012, 07:42 PM   #2
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Check out this thread. I've use 051 in Jamil's Blonde with good results!

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/rec...ub-ale-341614/

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Old 07-18-2012, 10:56 PM   #3
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good to hear I'll probably brew it up this weekend. It'll be nice to do a quick low gravity with this yeast so I can see what It's really about. What temperature did you ferment at ?

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Old 07-18-2012, 11:05 PM   #4
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I fermented at 68F and didn't even need to cold crash. Yeast dropped and once they were done.

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Old 07-18-2012, 11:21 PM   #5
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+1 for the WLP051. I use it a bunch and really like it. I use it in my Christmas ale, my amber ale, Irish ale and even in a IPA. I like to ferment it a tad cooler (62-64). I have had nothing but great results with it.

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Old 07-19-2012, 01:29 AM   #6
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Great! Looks like I'll be drinking some blonde ale in a few weeks. That'll make my last three batches a blonde a pale and a blonde. I think I'll be using the slurry of this Cali V for something BIG.

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Old 07-19-2012, 01:43 AM   #7
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I just used it on a big burton ale and after a week it tastes great. The yeast ripped right through it too. took it from 1.107 to 1.019

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It's my go to yeast for many of my beers. Also WLP001.

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