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Old 02-13-2013, 10:55 AM   #21
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I like US-05 and hate US-05. It is clean and leaves a nice hop flavor. However the !@#$ stuff won't floc except with cold crashing/gelatin more often than not. As such I like to use Notty with a high pitch rate to get a really clean ferment and it flocs like a champ!


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Old 02-13-2013, 10:57 AM   #22
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Wyeast Rogue Pacman-1764
This. Great fermentation, flocculation, and a clean, balanced beer!


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Old 02-13-2013, 11:30 AM   #23
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Got a brew with Conan Yeast from Heady Topper. Already my favorite and haven't even tasted it yet. The yeast cake looks like the spirally short pasta.
I've done 2 DIPAs with Conan and they are 2 of the best IPAs I have ever brewed. I am going to brew a 10 gallon DiPA soon and slip it between 001 and Conan for comparison. But I am planning on keeping Conan around for quite some time.
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Old 02-13-2013, 05:08 PM   #24
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I've made some fantastic IPAs with Wyeast 2565 Kolsch yeast. Try to hit 62.F and it will be pretty damn amazing.
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Old 02-13-2013, 05:20 PM   #25
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WLP007 for me. Clean in the low 60's, mild fruity esters in the upper 60's. Ferments fast and drops like a ton of bricks. Speaking of which, I have a starter of WLP007 rolling right now for a IIPA this weekend
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Old 02-13-2013, 05:27 PM   #26
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+1 S-05 here. Haven't had issues with floc but then I use whirlfloc in the boil and cold crash 1 day before bottling.

On a side note - hope to try Pacman and some others to compare.
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Old 02-13-2013, 05:31 PM   #27
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I've had great success w/ 1056 & 1272 both always finish cleanly.
I'm trying Denny's Favorite on a rye IPA now. It really took off!
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+1 Pacman. It provides my beers and nice "bright" flavor, and hops come through very well. It beat 1056 and 1272 in split batch blind tastings I set up.
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I've made some fantastic IPAs with Wyeast 2565 Kolsch yeast. Try to hit 62.F and it will be pretty damn amazing.
I just used the White Labs Kolsch strain (029?) for a DIPA and I was very pleased with the results. I fermented a little cooler than you do because my ferm chamber was tied up with other stuff, but I would go for 62 if I did it again. I liked the esters I got and would have liked a little more of them.

Reason: Adding that I normally use US-05 for my IPAs...
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:57 PM   #30
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Bell's strain.


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