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Old 04-28-2009, 07:21 PM   #1
Dec 2007
Buffalo, NY
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Anyone ever have any issues with bottling carbonation with this yeast?

It's the first time I've used it and it's dropped like a rock after two weeks. Surprisingly flocculant after all the hell it let loose while fermenting. I tried a dubbel at a local tasting and it had low carbonation issues using the same strain, wondering if I should add some fresh yeast at bottling time.
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Old 04-28-2009, 08:55 PM   #2
Mar 2009
Allentown, PA
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Probably not necessary, but it couldn't hurt...

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Old 04-28-2009, 09:37 PM   #3
Aug 2008
, New York
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I have had problems bottle carbonating with this yeast in the past, especially when the % alcohol was high. Now I just add 1/4 pack of notty to the bottling bucket when using this yeast and I have not had any problems since.

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