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Old 05-24-2011, 05:40 PM   #1
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Default Yeast for high alcohol beer?

I have created a recipe for small batch of Honey Hibiscus beer that I am going to attempt very soon. According to my app used for building the recipe the alcohol content will be around 7.60%. This is much higher then any of my previous batches, so I was curious if I should use another yeast besides the Nottingham dry yeast packets that I use. Any advice?

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Old 05-24-2011, 05:42 PM   #2
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Nottingham is a beast and I've used it up to 12% ABV brews. You'll be fine.

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Old 05-24-2011, 05:51 PM   #3
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Thanks Reno_eNVy_446! Guess I will give it a try then and see how it turns out.

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Yeah I just fermented a stout that was a 8% ABV and it turned out awesome.

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Old 05-24-2011, 06:55 PM   #5
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7.6 is not very high. Any yeast can do that. Just pitch enough.

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Old 05-25-2011, 02:46 AM   #6
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Cool. Thanks for the advice everyone.

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