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Old 02-12-2012, 12:30 PM   #1
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Could I pitch S-04 & US-05 in the same fermenter for a 10 gallon batch?

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Old 02-12-2012, 03:23 PM   #2
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You could do anything you want, including pitching the entire White Labs selection into a single fermentor. The question is, will it be a good idea, and for that we need to know a little more about what you are trying to accomplish?

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Old 02-12-2012, 03:45 PM   #3
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You could do anything you want, including pitching the entire White Labs selection into a single fermentor. The question is, will it be a good idea, and for that we need to know a little more about what you are trying to accomplish?

Saving a trip to the LHBS.
Would one packet be enough for 10 gallons.
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Old 02-12-2012, 03:50 PM   #4
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On packet would be underpitching quite a bit. What you can do is run 5 gallons of wort into a sanitized pail or keg, and pitch the other 5 gallons with 1 pk of either yeast.
In a day when its at high krausen, dump in the second 5 gallons. I have done this many, many times and it works great.

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And as an added benefit, you'd get a second dose of oxygen when you dump the second 5GL in, which will help your yeast.

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Old 02-12-2012, 05:59 PM   #6
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Very good!

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