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Offline cheshirecat

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JZ's Oktoberfest
« on: April 11, 2012, 02:18:48 PM »
Hi Eveyone! I am planning on brewing JZ's Oktoberfest recipe from Brewing Classic Styles this weekend. Instead of using WL820 (Oktoberfest) yeast, I am using WLP830. My question is, WLP830 gives a bit more attenuation bring my estimated FG from 1.015 to 1.011. Not huge but a little worried about drying the beer out a little too much. So, should I a) bump up the mash temp a bit maybe from 151 to say 154. b) Ferment at a lower temp like 47ish c) both d) don't worry about it  ;D

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Re: JZ's Oktoberfest
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2012, 06:33:34 PM »
I would vote d, but I am willing to hear the arguments for the first two (especially how you would know how to measure the outcomes of those approaches).
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Re: JZ's Oktoberfest
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2012, 06:49:03 PM »
e) All of the above. ::)
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Re: JZ's Oktoberfest
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2012, 06:54:29 PM »
don't worry about it or change anything... there is a negligible difference between the two, you won't be able to tell.
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