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Old 12-23-2008, 06:22 PM   #1
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Default EdWort's Apfelwein yeast substitute?

My local HBS doesn't have Montrachet Wine Yeast. I have no idea about the yeast. Is this easily substituted? If so, what should I ask for in general?

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Old 12-23-2008, 06:23 PM   #2
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Champagne yeasts are a common sub, but I've never used them myself.

I've had good luck with 3068 (weizen).

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Old 12-23-2008, 08:55 PM   #3
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I have used Lavin EC-1118. and cote Des Blanc with wonderful results.

try this http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/bett...felwein-29003/

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Old 12-23-2008, 10:25 PM   #4
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Went to my LHBS and I told them I needed Red Star Monrachet. He gave me Lalvin k1-v1116 and said it was almost the same. Haven't tried it yet but I have no reason not to believe him.

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Old 12-24-2008, 12:26 AM   #5
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I have used Lavin EC-1118. and cote Des Blanc with wonderful results.

try this http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/bett...felwein-29003/
Good to hear on the EC-1118., I am trying this on my next batch.
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been using cote de blanc

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Old 03-02-2012, 03:54 PM   #7
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Has anyone ever used Steinberg? Any thoughts on this?

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I've not used Steinberg. I have a batch going where I'm using Saflager 34/70, fermenting in the mid-50's. It's happily bubbling away, so I have every reason to believe we're gonna get booze.

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Im a little while into the fermentation now, and I can say that it doesnt smell like elephant farts. It has a slight sour smell, but that is it. Nothing overpowering.

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