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Old 12-17-2009, 03:23 PM   #1
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Default First Brew, First Post, Choice of Yeast?

So I have gathered all of the necessary equipment and ingredients for a couple of batches. I am starting with a partial mash American IPA with OG of 1.061 and partial mash Chocolate Stout with OG of 1.057.

I have a few different yeasts at my disposal:
(1) Wyeast 1056 - American Ale (Liquid)
(2) T58 - Estery, Peppery Ale (Dry)
(1) Muntons Premium Gold Ale (Dry)
(1) WB-06 - Wheat Beer (Dry)

I was going to use the 1056 w/starter for the IPA and the Muntons for the Stout. Does anybody have a suggestion otherwise?



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Old 12-17-2009, 04:21 PM   #2
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Sound like good choices. Nothing like 1056 for a good AIPA!



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Old 12-17-2009, 04:30 PM   #3
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I think your plan is a good one. Munton's might not be my first choice, but given what you have at your disposal, I believe it is probably the MOST style appropriate for a stout.

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Yeah, Muntons Premium Gold is the best choice for the stout. Don't use T-58 for anything but a Belgian-style beer. I just used it for two brews, a Kriek and a Patersbier (simple Abbey Ale), and it was delicious, but it produces quite the unmistakable character on its own.

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