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Delaware Native Ale yeast
« on: February 16, 2012, 07:16:47 PM »
If you haven't heard of this, a few months ago Dogfish Head made an entirely Delaware beer with Delaware barley, fruit, hops ... and a yeast strain isolated from a local orchard by University of Delaware and Dogfish's yeast lab. The yeast is temporarily for sale through our local homebrew shop - Extreme Brewing.

http://www.extremebrewing.com/store/beer_yeast.html
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Re: Delaware Native Ale yeast
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2012, 07:54:14 PM »
Can't wait to try it Jim. What are you planning to brew with it?

I was thinking about a Saison inspired recipe.
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Re: Delaware Native Ale yeast
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2012, 11:59:37 PM »
Ron, if you could figure out a way to bring me a bottle at NHC you'd be my hero!  I want to plate it and freeze it :)

If you're not going to bottle the beer and check a bag, a little in a small container (< 100 mls) would work just as well. ;)
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Re: Delaware Native Ale yeast
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2012, 06:59:52 AM »
I made a elderberry/blackberry ale (pale ale base, but not pale anymore). Saison de la Ware - I like it.
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Re: Delaware Native Ale yeast
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2012, 07:54:02 AM »
Ron, if you could figure out a way to bring me a bottle at NHC you'd be my hero!  I want to plate it and freeze it :)

If you're not going to bottle the beer and check a bag, a little in a small container (< 100 mls) would work just as well. ;)

I will try to bring you a bottle.

...or a small sample of the yeast cake. Which would you prefer...or both.  :)
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Re: Delaware Native Ale yeast
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2012, 10:23:13 AM »
I generally prefer yeast samples I can taste :)  But if both is an option, both is awesome!
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Re: Delaware Native Ale yeast
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2012, 12:30:51 PM »
I generally prefer yeast samples I can taste :)  But if both is an option, both is awesome!

I'll see what I can work out for you. I'll definitely make a Saison of some sort.
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