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Old 11-30-2006, 06:44 PM   #1
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I am going to be brewing up a Scottish Ale this weekend, but the liquid yeast pack I have might not be good (as it has been in the fridge about 6 months.) What dry yeast should I replace it with? I have Coopers Ale, Muttons Ale, Safale-56 and Nottingham ale yeasts. Thoughts?!?



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Old 11-30-2006, 06:50 PM   #2
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Make a starter ASAP and see if it's viable.


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I plan on doing that tonight...but just in case I had to ask about a dry yeast alternative.
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I've used Nottingham on my first three batches and it seems to work well in a variety of ales. Can't say anything negative about it, but I don't know much about the other ones you mentioned.
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Muttons - it should attenuate a little less than the others & leave the ale with more body and slightly sweeter.
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Congrats on your 5000th post!

As for the yeast, I hadn't thought about attenuation, but that's interesting, since I know Nottingham is pretty high attenuating. I think next time I make a porter, I'll try a different yeast.
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I've used Nottingham on my first three batches and it seems to work well in a variety of ales. Can't say anything negative about it, but I don't know much about the other ones you mentioned.
I've said it before . . . .

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