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Old 03-29-2011, 09:12 PM   #1
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Default Help turning Pilsner kit into an ale.

I am sitting on an AHS Anniversary Pilsner Mini Mash Kit. The kit contains the following:

2.5lb Bohemian Pilsen Malt
1/2lb Crystal 10L
5lb Extra Pale Extract
1oz Brewers Gold Hops
1oz Palisade Hops

I don't have the equipment to brew a pilsner at the cooler temps. I want to salvage as much of the kit as I can. Obviously I need to use an ale yeast but any other suggestions on how to salvage this would be appreciated. If I just change the yeast how bad will it be?

Thanks for any help. I am new at all of this.


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Old 03-29-2011, 09:16 PM   #2
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Like you said, just change yeast.


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Just switch the yeast and what you have.

I'd imagine us-05 or Nottingham would be good. It all depends on what you like.
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Take Cooper Street to I-20 Westbound.

Junction to I-35W which becomes I-35.

Arrive Austin and exchange for the right kit.
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Thanks guys!
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Old 03-30-2011, 02:47 AM   #6
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I've heard of people using White Labs WLP060 with good success in cases where they can't lager.
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Using the lager yeast at ale temperatures will taste closer to what it is supposed to taste like rather than using an ale yeast. Either way will work.

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