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Old 04-06-2010, 06:21 AM   #1
Sep 2007
Davis (outside Sacramento), CA
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So it's almost midnight and I just now realized I picked up the wrong yeast. Instead of Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen, it seems I picked up a pack of Wyeast Pacman 1764. I don't have much to work with. On hand, I have Safale-05, Red Star Champagne Yeast, and a 3-year old expired Muntons dry yeast.

Wyeast 1764 or Safale 05 for what was supposed to be a German-style Hefe?

Your thoughts are much appreciated. Prost!
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Old 04-06-2010, 06:25 AM   #2
Jun 2009
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Perfect! Just use Pacman or US-05 and you got yourself an American Wheat Ale
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Old 04-06-2010, 06:26 AM   #3
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Probably go with 05.
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Old 04-06-2010, 02:21 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Gremlyn1 View Post
Probably go with 05.
Throw in some blueberry or cherry extract at bottling/Kegging and you will have a nice fruit wheat.

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