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Old 05-02-2013, 03:48 AM   #31
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Na, white labs lists the date on the yeast, which is 4 months after packing... So, Jan 27 2013.[...]
Actually, in this particular Reality, it would be February 27 2013...

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Old 05-02-2013, 03:56 AM   #32
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WLP001 is a higher attenuator than WLP013. When he first entered his recipe, he had not specified a yeast, so BS went with a default attenuation. When he specified his yeast on the starter tab, BS automatically added his yeast to the recipe. His yeast, WLP013 is a lower attenuator than the default that BS was using, so his FG went up and his ABV went down. If he were to sub WLP001 for 013, it attenuates better, so FG will go down and AVB will go up.

Ooops. I was using the wrong yeast. Doh!
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:09 AM   #33
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How seriously should I be taking beersmiths input on my yeast?
I usually hit an FG within +/- .002 of what Beersmith predicts with most yeasts.
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