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Old 11-06-2010, 09:34 PM   #1
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Have searched here (couple threads) and the rest of the interwebz, doesn't seem like theres really alot of information on this yeast strain. From what I have found it seems to finish quite dry and have alot of fruity - plum like flavors.

Anyone have any first hand experience with this strain?

Currently doing a bastardized dark Orval-ish clone, LHS didn't have the yeast I was looking for so I picked this guy up. OG was at 1.085, did a 1/2 gal yeast starter, krausen on the top pretty quick but it seems like its fermenting pretty "politely", not alot of bubbles coming out of my blowoff tube.

 
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Old 11-07-2010, 12:59 AM   #2
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I'd love to hear something too.. I'm considering it for my 40th bday beer.

 
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:37 PM   #3
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Racked to secondary after 3 weeks @ 72F, ended up at 1.03, which isnt as low as I had hoped...sample had a very strong banana nose, then a slightly solventy chocolate/plum flavor in the mid & after taste.

wish I knew what strain or strains of yeast this is (corsendonk maybe?)...going to age this for a bit and see how it smooths out.

 
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Old 11-30-2010, 12:33 AM   #4
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Put me in the camp of wanting to know who/where this strain comes from.
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:29 PM   #5
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Just used this strain for a tripel style brew. Should reach terminal in a few days. I let the temp free rise then to finish it up I have it sitting at 75. The starter tasted phenomenal so I have high hopes for the beer.
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Old 03-29-2011, 03:07 AM   #6
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I am curious if there is any more feedback on this strain. I have a vial in the fridge I got for $3 bucks because it was past expiration. I have not been able to find much information on this strain, and am wondering if it is worth trying to coax it into a usable pitch.
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Grow it up into a usable pitch. I have my tripel in the bottle and I am waiting a little bit to pop one still. I bulk aged the carboy for about a month and then bottled. I ended up with 10.5%abv so it might be antoher 2-3 weeks until I pop one. The flavors at bottling were great. I haven't really used other strains like WLP500 or 530 to compare it to when I made this. Now I've brewed with 500 and I'm about to brew with 530. The main difficulty in comparing is that I'm not brewing similar recipes.
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:14 PM   #8
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I used it for a belgium strone ale OG gravity was 1.080 and finished at 1.018. It does have a nice dry finish and has a tropical/mango flavor not sure if this is due to the new hop i used which was falconers flight or the yeast also my first time using this belgium yeast. Overall i was very pleased with the results

 
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Old 06-05-2011, 02:56 PM   #9
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I was wondering if anyone had any feedback on the WLP 545 they tried?
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I really like the tripel I made with the 545. It is a very fruity strain it did not attenuate as I thought it would. The beer finished at a higher gravity, 1.016, than I would have liked. I was hoping for closer to 1.010 or 1.012 but I have a feeling it was more on me and not the yeast.
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