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Old 05-17-2011, 04:56 PM   #1
Apr 2011
Charlotte, NC
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How do I find out which beers I can use this strain on? This is my first time washing yeast and want to start reusing the yeast. Is it just ales that this yeast will work on?

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Old 05-18-2011, 06:24 AM   #2
Apr 2011
Pflugerville, TX
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Just pitch it in a blonde ale today. We'll see...

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Old 05-18-2011, 07:04 AM   #3
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The WLP051 is a great strain to use on many beers! It doesn’t attenuate like the WlP001 so it tends to stop at a higher FG. I have used this strain from my Blonde to my Porter and my Stout, and had KILLER results. My Stout took 3rd place in the Chico comp the first year I entered it then 2nd the next year using that yeast.
Enjoy this strain its fun to work with, quick starter and when its done..It's done!
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