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Yeast for English Barleywine?

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kmccaf:

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--- Quote from: maaswinhester on January 27, 2013, 11:31:54 AM ---I like 1469 for mine.

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I haven't been able to get a hold of that one yet.  I sure would like to try it sometime

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I really like WY1469 for my lower gravity English ales.

For an Old Ale last year, I pitched WY1469 for the first 48hrs of fermentation and then finished it off with WLP007.  A lot of English character with a dry finish.  It received honorable mention in the Old Ale COC a couple of months back.

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Sounds delicious, hoser. I may have to try that for my next one.

I was actually quite surprised by the attenuation 1469 preformed in my barleywine, which was 80%. I aged with a touch of oak, that has integrated into a very complex brew.

After a few generations of use with 1469 in bitters, I usually make a barleywine, or old ale with it.

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