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Offline fmader

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WLP 800
« on: January 05, 2014, 06:52:20 PM »
This is the first time using this strain for me. I've noticed with my yeast starter that this strain has been active for a much longer time than the ale yeasts that I normally use (001 and 007 are the most popular). For those of you who have used WLP 800, is this normal for it to be a slow but active yeast?

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Re: WLP 800
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2014, 01:21:59 AM »
Yes, it may take a while to finish its work.  I used this on some pilsners and had great success through many repeated batches and reused yeast slurries.  Fermented at 50F and no D-rest needed, but I kept the beers on the yeast cake for a full month.
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Offline mainebrewer

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Re: WLP 800
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2014, 11:49:52 AM »
I have used 800 on several batches of BoPils and CAPs.
My experience is similar to Ynotbrusum's.
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