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Old 02-11-2013, 02:44 AM   #1
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I froze some Wyeast Belgian Wheat 3942 back in 2010 and have successfully fermented 2 consecutive starters bringing the yeast back to life. My next brew is Lil' Sparky's Nut Brown Ale and I was wondering how this yeast would taste in a Brown Ale.

I normally brew wheat beers and maybe I should just wash this starter and purchase the notty that is recommended for this beer.

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Bubblegum Nutty Brown Ale??

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Old 02-11-2013, 11:43 PM   #2
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I froze some Wyeast Belgian Wheat 3942 back in 2010 and have successfully fermented 2 consecutive starters bringing the yeast back to life. My next brew is Lil' Sparky's Nut Brown Ale and I was wondering how this yeast would taste in a Brown Ale.

I normally brew wheat beers and maybe I should just wash this starter and purchase the notty that is recommended for this beer.

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

Bubblegum Nutty Brown Ale??
I have done stuff like this. It tastes confused usually. Like an ESB with hefe yeast.
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Thanks for the feedback. I was leaning towards not using the 3942 also, but needing a second opinion. I like the term "confused" as a good description of how the finished product might turn out.

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