New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > yeast for bottling high gravity beer?




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-11-2011, 05:19 PM   #1
Chief462
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Schererville, Indiana
Posts: 35
Default yeast for bottling high gravity beer?

I have a barly wine OG 1.084 FG 1.012 in the secondary for 4 months and brewing a wassail est around 8-10% that i will secondary for 3.5 months. What are the best yeasts to use at bottling to help with carbonation after long secondary. I heard White labs champagne is good for this is that true. Do I direct pitch to bottling bucket or do I make another starter.



__________________
Chief462 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-11-2011, 05:27 PM   #2
CTownBrewer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Posts: 304
Liked 9 Times on 9 Posts

Default

I'm bottling my barleywine on Sunday that has been aging for 8 months. The process I'm going to use is the following...

- Make priming solution
- Once priming solution cools, add 1/2 pack Safale US-05 to it
- Dump yeast/priming solution in bottling bucket & rack barleywine on top
- Give a gentle stir before bottling to ensure even mixing

__________________
REVOLT BREWING COMPANY
Primary 1: n/a
Primary 2: n/a
Secondary 1
: Oud Bruin
Secondary 2: BA Pumpkin Stout
Bottled/Kegged: Triple IPA, Choc/PB Stout, American IPA, Raspberry Brown, Smoked Rye Amber, Red IPA, American Barleywine, IIPA #1, X-Mas Ale, Apfelwein, APA, Scotch Ale, Imperial Smoked Porter, English IPA, Hefeweizen, Weizenbock, Belgian Tripel, Session Wheat IPA, Baltic Porter, Imperial Red IPA, IIPA #2, Helles, Mild, Belgian Dark X-Mas
Upcoming Brews: n/a
CTownBrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-11-2011, 05:47 PM   #3
Germelli1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Blacksburg/Herndon, VA
Posts: 2,194
Liked 33 Times on 33 Posts
Likes Given: 19

Default

If you repitch anything (which you shouldn't need to) I would only repitch the same strain as the original. What happens if the champagne yeast can ferment the beer lower than the original strain after you bottle it.

I wouldn't pitch new yeast, and if you pitch something like champagne yeast, I would do it a few days-a week before bottling!

__________________

If I had 8 hours to chop down a tree, I would spend 6 sharpening my axe. ~Abe Lincoln

Germelli1 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best yeast for bottling high gravity beer? Chief462 Fermentation & Yeast 5 08-11-2011 07:16 PM
High Gravity Beer and Bottling? McBrewskie Fermentation & Yeast 9 08-03-2011 05:27 AM
High gravity beer with kolsch yeast? Zaphod Fermentation & Yeast 7 06-30-2011 01:22 PM
Yeast Washing and High Gravity Beer Wyrmwood Fermentation & Yeast 2 04-14-2011 03:40 AM
Bottling yeast for high gravity beer? GBC Fermentation & Yeast 5 02-06-2011 07:16 AM