Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Looking for a yeast substitude
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-18-2011, 03:36 PM   #1
Tomcat
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Richmond, virginia
Posts: 25
Default Looking for a yeast substitude

Got a good looking IPA recipe from a homebrewer friend which calls for Pacman yeast.
My LHS does not carry it so looking for good substitude..OG on this IPA is projected to be around 1.075-1.080.

Thanks

__________________
Tomcat is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 04:04 PM   #2
Cyanide
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Calgary, AB
Posts: 6
Default

I think the only way to get pac-man is to culture it from a bottle of Rogue! It's their proprietary strain! I've never used it, but I believe that it is basically a super wyeast 1056, so if you don't want to grow it from Rogue dregs, that would be your best bet!

__________________
Cyanide is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 04:25 PM   #3
PseudoChef
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
PseudoChef's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: West Chicago 'Burbs, IL
Posts: 3,424
Liked 102 Times on 75 Posts
Likes Given: 39

Default

If you are looking for the high attenuation that Pacman appears to have, I would use the Chico Strain (S-05/WY1056/WLP001).

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cyanide View Post
I think the only way to get pac-man is to culture it from a bottle of Rogue! It's their proprietary strain! I've never used it, but I believe that it is basically a super wyeast 1056, so if you don't want to grow it from Rogue dregs, that would be your best bet!
Pacman yeast is released periodically as a VSS from Wyeast (1764).
__________________
PseudoChef is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 04:46 PM   #4
yodalegomaster
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: MN
Posts: 420
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts

Default

I think the brewing network "can you brew it" said that nothing is very close, but 1272 will fool most people, or something along those lines.

__________________
yodalegomaster is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 04:56 PM   #5
hoppymonkey
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: north atlanta
Posts: 1,021
Liked 11 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I'd use good old notty. Very neutral and highly attenuating.

__________________
hoppymonkey is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 05:02 PM   #6
CrookedTail
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
CrookedTail's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Patchogue, NY
Posts: 574
Liked 32 Times on 24 Posts

Default

You can never go wrong with US-05 in an American IPA.

__________________
CrookedTail is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 05:35 PM   #7
jangelj
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: jax, fl
Posts: 217
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 19

Default

pacman is available at many online HB stores.
http://www.rebelbrewer.com/shoppingc...east-1764.html
https://morebeer.com/view_product/7330

Also, my LHBS did not carry it (or know they could get it) until I emailed them yesterday. The emailed back saying they'll have some by Friday.

__________________
jangelj is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 05:36 PM   #8
corwin6654
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Posts: 108
Default

You can normally find pacman online if you are willing to wait for shipping.

http://www.rebelbrewer.com/shoppingc...east-1764.html

__________________
corwin6654 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 05:45 PM   #9
motleybrews
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: memphis, tennessee
Posts: 479
Liked 14 Times on 10 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I think I saw on brewers outpost website where you can get pacman. They also have a bunch of rogue kits

__________________
motleybrews is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2011, 06:33 PM   #10
beersteiner2345
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 626
Liked 9 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

I would just culture it from Rogue. For the price of the yeast, you can have two beers, and the yeast!

Plus, it's fun and rewarding to do it this way.

__________________
beersteiner2345 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yeast Starter Blowout - Is my yeast still suitable to pitch? DonnieZ Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 17 11-13-2011 06:27 PM
Liquid yeast fermentation failed. Just ordered dry yeast; should I re-hydrate? krantze Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 01-26-2011 04:57 AM
Yeast Colony Viable Cell Count -- Dry Yeast eddyfice Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 08-23-2010 03:31 AM
Liquid Yeast--Do Kits in Sequence or Split Yeast Pack? osagedr Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 02-27-2010 02:24 PM
Oat stout w/ irish yeast on windsor yeast cake BrosBrew Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 08-07-2008 01:56 AM