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Old 10-13-2013, 05:24 PM   #1
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Default Merlot Yeast selection

i am going to try making a merlot what would be a good yeast to use?

should I make a starter or direct pitch?

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Old 10-14-2013, 12:45 AM   #2
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Depends on the environment in which you will store it as different yeasts prefer different temperatures and such.

But that being said I'd use rc212...

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Old 10-14-2013, 04:46 PM   #3
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Yup rc-212 would be my choice too.

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Old 10-14-2013, 05:02 PM   #4
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Or Vitner's Harvest R56... Those are the two we recommend at the LHBS I work at.

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