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Old 11-08-2009, 09:35 PM   #1
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I just used this yeast.Am i overly excited because of the name attached to it?I mean come on it is after all the house strain of the bible, isnt it??Has anyone else used it ? In what and to what results . thanks

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I've used it in two different beers, to good effect. One was an IPA fermented at ale temps (66F or so) that turned out nicely -- very clean, and attenuation in the upper 80% range. The other beer was a "sorta lager" CAP. I was only able to get the ferment temperatures down to 55F or so, but still ended up with a clean, easy drinking CAP.

It's a decent yeast. Aerate well, and pitch a large starter for best results.

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