best yeast for high temps - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > best yeast for high temps

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-21-2009, 03:19 PM   #1
bweindling
Recipes 
 
Jul 2009
01757
Posts: 1


So the best controled enviornment I have to store my primary and secondary in is my basement which is between 68-79 degrees in August. Anyone have any idea the best kind of yeast to use for this more extreem enviornment. I am willing to brew whatever style is best for hotter temperatures.

Brian W

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2009, 03:21 PM   #2

Belgians are probably your best bet. I believe lambics prefer higher temps too, but I've never made one, so I'm not sure.
__________________
He who drinks beer sleeps well. He who sleeps well cannot sin. He who does not sin goes to heaven.

Another HERMS rig...

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2009, 03:35 PM   #3
HoppyDaze
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
HoppyDaze's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2008
Wilsonville, OR
Posts: 12,069
Liked 2359 Times on 1643 Posts


make a Saison! check out all the hype about Wyeast 3711 too...my new favorite yeast strain
__________________
"Dad, Bob broke your beer!"

*Member: The HBT Sweaty Fat Guys Cigar club

Advice for posting

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2009, 04:37 PM   #4
HIM_Tattoos
Recipes 
 
Jan 2007
Green Bay, WI
Posts: 397
Liked 12 Times on 8 Posts


I feel you get the best flavor from a warm fermented Hefe.

Just my .02

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2009, 04:52 PM   #5
TwoHeadsBrewing
 
TwoHeadsBrewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2008
Chico, CA
Posts: 3,924
Liked 39 Times on 36 Posts


I've fermented with Nottingham dry yeast and Wyeast 1056 up to 82F with no ill effects. There were definitely some more noticable fruity esters, but it wasn't excessive. The other thing you can do to keep temps down is to get a big tub and fill it with cold water from the tap, and place your fermenter in it. Add ice or frozen water bottles to the tub to keep the fermentation temp down. Once the krausen has fallen, just let the temp go. Cheers!
__________________

Fermenting: ESB
Kegged: Extra IPA, Brown Ale, American Wheat, Blackheart Stout
Coming Up: Dunkleweizen, 3C Pale Ale


DIY Fermentation Chamber
More Brew Stuff

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2009, 08:52 PM   #6
Arkador
 
Arkador's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Apr 2009
Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 1,702
Liked 16 Times on 15 Posts


Saisons are great in the upper 70's
I make my Wizens arround 72-75

You can alsays do a swamp cooler to get more stable temps usually arround 8 deg loweer than ambiant.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fermentation temps got a little high Yankeehillbrewer Fermentation & Yeast 6 09-02-2009 05:24 PM
Apfelwein and high temps. DeutscheMaster General Beer Discussion 4 08-02-2009 09:51 PM
yeasts for high temps (mid-high 70's) jigidyjim Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 05-06-2009 01:34 PM
shipping and high temps mnadamn General Beer Discussion 3 01-21-2008 08:56 PM
High mash temps tbulger All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 6 04-18-2007 03:25 PM


Forum Jump