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Old 11-20-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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Any negative effects of mixing 2 Scotish Ale Yests....1 from White labs 028 and one from wyeast 1728?


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Old 11-20-2012, 09:01 PM   #2
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just on your wallet, they're the same strain. i'd just choose one and make a starter


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Old 11-20-2012, 09:51 PM   #3
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Yup, they're nearly identical yeasts. If you're just trying to get your pitch rate up and have both, go for it. Otherwise, buy two of whatever's cheaper or make a starter.
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Trying to get pitch rate to 330 billion cells in 18 hours if that's possible. I'll add both to my starter
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Actually, those are pretty different yeasts. The Wyeast wil ferment cleanly down into the low 50s and give you a very spight smoky phenolic. The White likes considerably warmer temps and IMO doesn't make as clean a beer.
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Hmmm, already made my starter and added both. I'm thinking the 028 dosn't ferment well under 62 and the wyeast 55-75 so maybe 64 would be a good compromise?
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