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Old 01-31-2013, 12:48 AM   #1
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Default What yeast would you recommend?

This Christmas I received a Brewmaster's Select American Pilsner kit with the following ingredients...

4 lbs. Extra Light Dried Malt Extract
1 lb Rice Solids
1 bag special malts - crystal malt 10l
1/2 oz hallertauer, bitter hops
1/2 saaz, aromatic flower hops
White Labs WLP830 yeast

After receiving this as a gift, I realized that I do not have the means to keep the temperature low during fermentation as the yeast suggests. Is there any yeast I could substitute for the one I have so I can avoid having to use the low temps but still use the remaining ingredients? Thanks for any help.



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Old 01-31-2013, 12:53 AM   #2
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2278 works good @ 58


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Old 01-31-2013, 12:58 AM   #3
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I've read Nottingham works well as a substitute for ale temps.
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Nottingham works very well for warmer temps.
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If you can get into the upper 50s, Kolsch yeast is very lager-like. Otherwise, a clean ale yeast like 1056/US-05/WLP001 fermented in the low 60s will be good.
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Edit for misread. Sorry.
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I'd agree with kolsch yeast as being lager-like at the right temps, FWIW.
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:22 AM   #8
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Thanks for the suggestions.


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