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Old 01-18-2013, 01:54 PM   #1
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Can I use Dry Wine Yeast -Syrah in some stout beer I was wanting to brew today?

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Old 01-18-2013, 02:01 PM   #2
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I really doubt that this would be a good idea.

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Old 01-18-2013, 02:11 PM   #3
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I really doubt that this would be a good idea.

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That's what I was thinkin!!! Thanks Rick!
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That's what I was thinkin!!! Thanks Rick!
Well, it would be a shame to go through all the effort and ingredients and it not be good. Do you have a brew store close?

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I'm pretty sure brewer's yeast is called such because it can ferment maltose, which is a major portion of the fermentable sugars in wort. I don't think wine yeast has the same capability.

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Old 01-18-2013, 02:20 PM   #6
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Well, it would be a shame to go through all the effort and ingredients and it not be good. Do you have a brew store close?

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nearest one is about 2 hours away... we live in the middle of nowhere...
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