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upperNY01brewer

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Is there any reason not to repitch a full dose of yeast. My gravity didnt finish out where I wanted it and Ive already moved it over to my secondary and really would like to see if I can get it down from 1.026 to 1.012
 

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None at all, although you should go for a high-attenuation yeast rather than pitching the same one. The original yeast has added its characteristics to the beer and that won't change.
 
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Well Im doing a Belgian Ipa and used Wyeast Belgian Ardennes(3522) which has a attenuation of 72-76%. But it appears my extracts were high in fermentable sugars. So should I use another Belgian strain ?
 

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No, a neutral dry yeast is your best bet. Or Pacman, if you can find it.
 
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Thanks guys !!!!! I will be heading to Beers Of The World tomorrow, yes besides having 1500 beers to choose from they also are my homebrew provider..
 
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