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Offline gymrat

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Whirfloc question
« on: October 31, 2012, 10:24:07 AM »
I tried whirfloc in the last batch of beer I made. I used S 04 yeast and it had the shortest lag time I have ever experienced with that yeast. Does whirfloc also act as a yeast nutrient? Or was this just a coincidence?
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Re: Whirfloc question
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2012, 10:31:30 AM »
I would say just coincidence. Whirlfloc really is just powdered and compressed Irish moss mixed with some binding agents.
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Whirfloc question
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2012, 10:54:54 AM »
I agree. Probably had a very healthy batch of yeast, which accounted for the minimal lag time. WLP002 has typically fermented rather quickly in my experiences.
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