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Old 08-26-2010, 02:42 PM   #1
Mar 2010
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i've got a yeast cake from WLP800 that I want to pitch on top of. Can I use that yeast to make a cream ale?

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Old 08-26-2010, 03:42 PM   #2
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You can, but there has always been a lengthy discussion on whether you should:


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Old 08-26-2010, 03:52 PM   #3
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You certainly could, but it wouldn't be a cream ale then, would it?
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