I spoke to the wife. She responded... ahem... unfavorably. I think if I go against her wishes on this particular homebrew, I will spend a lot of time on the couch :-(. Go on without me, brave friends.
See, that's where the real story is.
In the competition for the attention of the space aliens.
Everyone's equal in the eyes of God, but the space aliens, you've got to figure they would play favorites.
YES, WE HAVE TRIED OTHER YEASTS! USE BREAD YEAST FOR JAOM!