Use dry yeast, as it will add no flavor differences, so why waste money. Rehydrate 1/2 pack for 5G batch, pitch with sugar addition.
My 8 took 3 months to carb, but after that was Champagne like.
Give a man a beer, waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and waste a lifetime! Bill Owen quote
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