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Old 06-27-2012, 10:06 PM   #1
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Ok, I finished my first brew which was a Bavarian Hef using WYeast 3068 (turned out AMAZING... it's only bottled for a week and a half and is nearly completely carbed already)

I washed the yeast as per the sticky's directions and have 4 pint jars with washed 3068 yeast in it. Now I know many neutral yeasts like Safale-05 or Notty etc can be used with different types of brews, but can I use 3068 as the yeast for any other brew besides a Hefeweizen??


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Old 06-27-2012, 10:19 PM   #2
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Go on Wyeasts website, they show styles that work with each type of yeast strain.


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It's good for fruit beers. There's also a rye style (Roggenbier) it's used in. Since the yeast has a distinct flavor and doesn't flocculate well, it can clash with most other styles.
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You can also use that for a Dampfbier which is a beer brewed with barley using a wheat yeast strain. Like David_42 said, there is a distinct flavor from the wheat yeast that is not good for many styles.
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yeah, I assumed that being how flavorful the yeast is. guess I'll stick with Hef's and Dunkle's for for using the washed yeast up (being how I love hef's I doubt I'll have ANY problem using it up).
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Same thing here....just finishing up a hefe, thinking of other uses for 3068.

Thoughts on a pumpkin beer with 3068? Banana, maybe not, but clove could be nice.


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