Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Help picking yeast.
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-24-2008, 11:06 PM   #1
Poobah58
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Poobah58's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: New Milford, CT
Posts: 2,244
Liked 64 Times on 57 Posts
Likes Given: 25

Default Help picking yeast.

Having a tough time deciding on which yeast to use. Any opinions?

C.A.S.H. Pale Ale
9 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0) 75.00 %
1 lbs 8.0 oz Munich I (7.1 SRM) 12.50 %
8.0 oz Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) 4.17 %
8.0 oz Caravienne (23.0 SRM) 4.17 %
8.0 oz Wheat Malt (2.5 SRM) 4.17 %
1.00 oz Horizon [11.60 %] (60 min) 30.4 IBU
1.50 oz Centennial [9.00 %] (10 min) 12.8 IBU
2.00 oz Simcoe [14.70 %] (5 min) 15.7 IBU
1.50 oz Amarillo [9.90 %] (0 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep)

1 Pkgs Dry English Ale (White Labs #WLP007)
1 Pkgs European Ale (White Labs #WLP011)
1 Pkgs SafAle American Ale (DCL Yeast #S-05)

6 gallon batch/75% Eff/90 min boil
Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
Bitterness: 58.9 IBU Calories: Color: 7.4 SRM

Add Amarillo at flameout. Cover and steep for 30 min. before cooling.


Poobah58 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2008, 11:20 PM   #2
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: UP of Michigan, Winter Texan
Posts: 67,721
Liked 6990 Times on 4958 Posts
Likes Given: 1975

Default

The dry s05 would be my bet. It'd be clean and neutral and a good fit for that recipe.


__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

Follow me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
But I'm pretty boring so don't expect much!
https://www.facebook.com/lorena.t.evans
Yooper is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2008, 11:21 PM   #3
Donasay
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Boston
Posts: 1,563
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts

Default

depends, do you want fruity esters, do you want a dry beer, do you want it to be yeasty, do you want it to ferment cleanly. These are important things to know, also it might be helpful if you could tell us what types of yeast ale or lager. Do you have temperature control.
__________________
No matter how rich you are, you can still only drink 16 or 17 liters of beer a day.

Quote:
Originally Posted by quixotic View Post
The true definition of an addiction: not stopping even when a dog is having his way with you.:D
http://www.solutionsinmetal.com/
Donasay is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2008, 11:34 PM   #4
Brewsmith
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Brewsmith's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Torrance, CA
Posts: 6,247
Liked 61 Times on 58 Posts

Default

I say go with the 007 Dry English Ale
__________________
Fermenting:#160 Apollo/Calypso Pale Ale
Kegged:#153 Old Helicon Barleywine 2013, #157 Irish Red, #158 Mosaic IPA, #159 Bravo/Delta ESB
Up Next:Brown Porter, American Stout, Imperial Stout
My Recipes
Tuba Sonata

Smith & Co. Custom Tap Handles
Brewsmith is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 12:32 AM   #5
sully
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 193
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

yeah 007 then when its done brew a really big beer and throw it on top.
sully is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 12:53 AM   #6
jay075j
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: West Hartford, CT
Posts: 151
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Me personally, I'd go with the SafAle S-05. Just my opinion though. The cool thing about homebrewing, is it's your's, try all three in three different batches!
__________________
Jay

"All right, brain, I don't like you, and you don't like me, so let's just do this and I'll get back to killing you with beer." - Homer Simpson
jay075j is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 01:15 AM   #7
Poobah58
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Poobah58's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: New Milford, CT
Posts: 2,244
Liked 64 Times on 57 Posts
Likes Given: 25

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jay075j
Me personally, I'd go with the SafAle S-05. Just my opinion though. The cool thing about homebrewing, is it's your's, try all three in three different batches!
Hmmmmm, I do have a few 3-gal carboys and a few 3-gal kegs
Poobah58 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 01:17 AM   #8
Poobah58
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Poobah58's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: New Milford, CT
Posts: 2,244
Liked 64 Times on 57 Posts
Likes Given: 25

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Donasay
depends, do you want fruity esters, do you want a dry beer, do you want it to be yeasty, do you want it to ferment cleanly. These are important things to know, also it might be helpful if you could tell us what types of yeast ale or lager. Do you have temperature control.
Yeasts are listed. I have used S-05 before and liked it. Never used the other yeasts though. I like malty beers as well as dry beers. That's what makes it so tough
Poobah58 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 01:52 AM   #9
brett
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
brett's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Posts: 293
Liked 5 Times on 1 Posts

Default

S-05 will make it a very neutral and yummy ale. I'm a big fan, and S-05 (wyeast 1056 technically) is my standby yeast. Can't say enough good stuff about it.
__________________

Primary 1: House Ale (yay!)
Primary 2: empty
Primary 3: empty
Primary 4: empty
Bottle Conditioning: Apfelwein
Bottle Conditioning: Apfelwein + Blueberry
Kegged/Drinking: Partigyle Brown Ale
Conditioning: New House Barley Wine
Conditioning: Ghetto canned kit bitter (Surprisingly getting better w/ age)
Just Finished: Edwort's Apfelwein
Up next: More House Ale ?!?
brett is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 01:20 PM   #10
TexLaw
Here's Lookin' Atcha!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
TexLaw's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 3,684
Liked 27 Times on 26 Posts

Default

There are all sorts of yeasts out there, depending on what you want.

To stick more on the American side, go with Chico (S-05, WY 1056, WLP001), Anchor (WL American II, WL California V), or Rogue/Pacman (WY Northwest Ale, WL Pacific Ale). Chico will produce the least amount of esters, but the others will not make anything very fruity, either. If you want something fruitier, go with any of the myriad English/British ale yeasts (including Ringwood). Do not get into the Irish/Scottish yeasts, though.

I also like the idea of splitting it.


TL


__________________
Beer is good for anything from hot dogs to heartache.

Drinking Frog Brewery, est. 1993
TexLaw is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Picking out a yeast for an American Brown jiffybrew Recipes/Ingredients 8 08-21-2009 02:30 AM
picking this up tomorrow jcalisi Other 7 04-12-2009 01:09 AM
Picking a Name brewboy5150 Label Display & Discussion 17 03-05-2009 01:58 AM
Help picking kit shotty71 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 16 01-28-2009 12:03 AM
Help picking a yeast dimock44 Cider Forum 12 01-07-2009 03:08 AM


Forum Jump