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Posted in thread: Dry German ale yeast on 06-06-2014 at 04:10 AM
Austin Homebrew is usually where I've found it. It can be a little difficult sometimes as it
can be sold in 500g blocks---I first "discovered" its existence while reading over on
probrewer.com, where ...
Posted in thread: Dry German ale yeast on 06-06-2014 at 12:21 AM
Fermentis also has K-97, which is widely believed to be a dried Kolsch or Altbier strain. I've
used a couple of times, and it works fairly well. More like clean Altbier than vinous Kolsch.
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast in a Blonde on 03-17-2014 at 01:27 PM
Yes, it will have clean lager-"like" qualities. But, not as clean as a lager. Kolsch is know
for having a vinous character. The Alt strains will be somewhat cleaner. But, way less of the
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast in a Blonde on 03-17-2014 at 01:12 PM
Its an ale yeast, but Kolsch is a beer (along with Alt) that is lagered after primary.
Posted in thread: Lager in primary or rack to secondary? on 03-16-2014 at 11:29 PM
I always lager on primary. Advisable or not, I've had as much as 2.5 gallons worth of
headspace. I've yet to have anything go seriously awry.
Posted in thread: Suggestions for beers to serve non-craft drinkers on 03-16-2014 at 10:37 PM
Can you lager? If so, then the choice seems obvious.If not, I brew a cream ale that I craft-ify
a little more with Kolsch yeast.Its 80% two-row, 20% Corn. The same crowd you speak of really
likes it. ...
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast in a Blonde on 03-16-2014 at 07:24 PM
I can vouch. I make my blond with Kolsch.