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Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast
« on: February 28, 2010, 01:03:27 PM »
I'm going to make an American Honey Wheat.


Has anybody used the Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast. Does it work well. I guess it was made for wheat beers so I was going to give it a try.
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Re: Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2010, 08:22:19 PM »
FWIW,unless U pasteurize/filter out the yeast adding honey will NOT give a honey flavor

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Re: Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2010, 08:50:35 PM »
WB-06 makes a good Hefeweizen
I ferment at 66 with that yeast and get a good balance of banana and clove.
Its a bit tart, tried it in a Dunkelweizen and its wasnt very good.
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Re: Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2010, 09:13:04 AM »
If you want to keep it American, you may want to use a more neutral yeast.  WB-06 will make it more like a hefe than an AM. wheat.
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Re: Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2010, 09:36:27 AM »
If you want to keep it American, you may want to use a more neutral yeast.  WB-06 will make it more like a hefe than an AM. wheat.

Yeah, thats a point I overlooked
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Re: Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2010, 07:05:13 PM »
+1. Go with US-05. WB-06 is a German Wheat Beer Yeast.
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Re: Safale WB-06 Ale Yeast
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2010, 05:01:40 PM »
I think I will go with 05. thanks for all the feed back.
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