Dry Yeast for a Stout - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Dry Yeast for a Stout

Thread Tools
Old 11-02-2009, 12:47 AM   #1
pnh2atl's Avatar
Jul 2009
Posts: 218
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

I'd like to try a dry yeast this time around and we are doing a stout. Any advice on which you think is best or one you have used?


Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2009, 12:50 AM   #2
Rick500's Avatar
Jun 2008
Posts: 2,612
Liked 15 Times on 13 Posts

I'd use US-05 for a stout.

Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2009, 12:52 AM   #3
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
Revvy's Avatar
Dec 2007
"Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,921
Liked 3192 Times on 1885 Posts

The question is, are you shooting for an English or American style stout?

If you are going for an american style, the you would go with a clean neutral yeast like safale Us-05, or Nottingham...if you are shooting for an English or Irish stout, then you would go with Us-04 or Windsor, they are more "bready."

My preference is for fermentis/safale yeasts over Danstar..so for me it's Us-05 and Us-04.
Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2009, 12:54 AM   #4
Parker36's Avatar
Sep 2007
Posts: 4,742
Liked 22 Times on 20 Posts

I like me some Notty.

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yeast for stout Hammy71 Fermentation & Yeast 1 09-28-2009 02:13 PM
stout yeast???? chillbrew Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 02-12-2009 11:48 PM
Oat stout w/ irish yeast on windsor yeast cake BrosBrew Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 08-07-2008 01:56 AM
Dry Yeast for Stout? Monk Recipes/Ingredients 8 02-06-2007 02:10 PM

Forum Jump