Well the differences between yeasts from different areas are well documented, but I might set asside a gallon from both batches - bottle em up all at the same time and let you know how it turns out.
I'll keep you fellas (and ladies) informed.
Relax, this is beer, you can't kill yourself making beer.
Always strive to make a more flavorful, colorful, and complex brew.
More steps does Not mean more advanced.