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Title: 2247
Post by: ndcube on December 31, 2009, 02:40:29 PM
Has anyone used WY2247?  How did you like it?

I'm looking to make my first lager.  All pils to about 1.050. A little bittering hops.  Saaz to finish.  Got the idea from another web-site.
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: karlh on January 08, 2010, 07:17:31 PM
I checked the Wyeast site and did not find the 2247 strain.  Can you provide a name to go with it?
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: Beertracker on January 08, 2010, 07:34:04 PM
The WY2247-European Lager would be a fine fit for a hoppy lager. I use it quite often to make my Dortmunder-style lager. Vigorous fermentor with great attenuation. Good luck!  ;) 
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: ndcube on January 08, 2010, 08:03:50 PM
As stated above: European Lager

It was only available Oct-Dec '09 IIRC.

I checked the Wyeast site and did not find the 2247 strain.  Can you provide a name to go with it?
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: denny on January 08, 2010, 09:11:56 PM
I've done 2 batches of all Tett pils with it so far this winter and initial indications are really good.
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: ndcube on January 11, 2010, 11:27:34 PM
Denny,  How are they clearing?  It's listed as a low flocc'er.
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: bobh on January 12, 2010, 12:51:43 AM
I've got a German Pils going on it right now.  Was drawn to the dry/crisp properties mentioned in the despription as well as it's suggested use for "Agressively hopped lagers".  Sounds very appropriate for a German Pils, but was also planning on re-usuing the yeast on a Vienna Lager and Maibock in upcoming brews.
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: denny on January 12, 2010, 04:50:27 PM
Denny,  How are they clearing?  It's listed as a low flocc'er.

The first batch didn't clear well at all after about 3 weeks primary and 3-4 weeks cold secondary.  It's in the fridge lagering now and I haven't looked at it lately.  The 2nd batch is at about 2 1/2 weeks in primary and I'll check it this weekend.  I tried some new things on that batch to make sure the pH was right, so maybe it'll clear better.  It is a very dry and crisp yeast.
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: ndcube on January 12, 2010, 04:53:56 PM
I just ordered it.  Gonna try my first lager next (maybe an all tett pils!).

My basement has been a steady 49-51F.  That sound good for this yeast?
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: denny on January 12, 2010, 05:07:21 PM
Sounds just right!
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: Beertracker on January 12, 2010, 08:13:55 PM
I just ordered it.  Gonna try my first lager next (maybe an all tett pils!).

My basement has been a steady 49-51F.  That sound good for this yeast?

Sounds great! You'll have to report back.  ;)
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: 4swan on January 13, 2010, 01:28:19 AM
How are they clearing?  It's listed as a low flocc'er.

I've only brewed one batch with this yeast- 3 weeks primaryat 50F, 1 month lagered in a keg- and it is crystal clear.  I like the yeast.
Title: Re: 2247
Post by: denny on January 13, 2010, 01:50:28 AM
Hey, that's really great to hear.  I think I'm gonna put mine on tap in about a wek, so we'll see how I did.