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Old 01-09-2013, 10:40 PM   #1
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Going to brew this tonight. I should have an OG of 1.087 a FG of 1.024, and end up around 8.25% abv. I have the 11.5g packs of safale us-05 and will pitch dry.

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Old 01-09-2013, 10:50 PM   #2
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Going to brew this tonight. I should have an OG of 1.087 a FG of 1.024, and end up around 8.25% abv. I have the 11.5g packs of safale us-05 and will pitch dry.
You'll need 16 grams of dry yeast according to Mr. Malty if it's a 5 gallon batch.
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It is. And thank you!

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Actually, would it hurt if I put two 11.5 packs in?

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Nope, that'll be fine. If I were you i'd use two packs, and I would definitely rehydrate (not pitch dry).

Edit: don't just take my word for it. Here is why to rehydrate:
http://www.howtobrew.com/section1/chapter6-5.html

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Nope, that'll be fine. If I were you i'd use two packs, and I would definitely rehydrate (not pitch dry).

Edit: don't just take my word for it. Here is why to rehydrate:
http://www.howtobrew.com/section1/chapter6-5.html
+1 to all of this.
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