Imperial A20 for pale ale?

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Cowboyfan

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I'm brewing a Gose which has imperial a20 for primary yeast after a couple days with good belly’s, I’ve been thinking more after reading imperial description on a20 that this might be great in a Citra Pale Ale. Question is would this sour the pale ale or just help give it for citrus flavor?
 

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Are you considering using the sour cake, lacto and all for, the pale ale? If so, wouldn't sour - L. plantarum is reportedly very hop intolerant, but the yeast might be all stressed out after a low pH workout. Something to consider.
 
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No I was planning on using A15 for the pale ale but was curious if the citrus would give it more flavor or if it’s mainly for sours
 

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No, it is not just for sours! Pales, IPAs, Saisons, whatever you want to see big fruity esters in. If I'm connecting the dots correctly, I believe this behaves like WLP 644, Sacch Trois. Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.
 
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