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Offline Frankenbrew

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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2016, 06:44:53 am »
I just ordered a couple of packets of each from AIH. Yes, the 189 was expensive, but I've heard (from Denny) that it is good, so it's probably worth it. And the shipping was only $2.99.
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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #31 on: January 09, 2016, 06:53:42 am »
I just ordered a couple of packets of each from AIH. Yes, the 189 was expensive, but I've heard (from Denny) that it is good, so it's probably worth it. And the shipping was only $2.99.

I think i will be doing the same and place an order with Austin Homebrew because they also have the Muntons Gold yeast and I would like to try that since it is said to be similar to the Fullers strain.

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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #32 on: January 09, 2016, 10:03:04 am »
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Seems that most places are stocking these now. S-189 is the most expensive yeast I have seen with some retailers selling it for over $6 per sachet.
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I got some because I have a recipe I want to brew that was formulated for this yeast, but in future I will probably stick more with the 34/70.
I also got some K-97 at a much lower price.
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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #33 on: January 11, 2016, 03:00:54 pm »
I thought of this thread this morning. My LHBS just got K97 and S189 so I bought a couple packs of each. The S189 rang up at $59.99 instead of $5.99 and I was like "yeah, I heard that this stuff was expensive for dry yeast..."

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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #34 on: January 11, 2016, 04:09:58 pm »
S-189 is listed at $3.99 in the latest William's catalogue. If you ordered a bunch (4 or more) you'd save enough to cover their flat rate shipping of $6.99.
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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #35 on: January 11, 2016, 04:24:17 pm »
Farmhouse has K-97 now for $3.39 a sachet. That's pretty decent, would like to try it. It's good to have more dry options for the summer months.
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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #36 on: January 13, 2016, 08:47:53 am »
Williams Brewing has S-189 for $4.99 which is the cheapest I have seen yet. K97 is $3.49. I used to use them a lot before YVH was recommended to me. From now on I think I will just get hops from YVH and dry yeast and other miscellaneous small stuff from Williams.
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Offline coolman26

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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2016, 08:01:22 am »
Dry lager yeast is a great bang for the $. Especially when your growing liquid to a 15-20 gallon pitch. I'll be trying S-189 and splitting with liquid to compare.


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Re: K97 & S189
« Reply #38 on: January 20, 2016, 07:48:20 pm »
I passed on the S-189 since im not doing any lagers anytime soon. I did pick up some of the M-97 for an Altbier and maybe to try in a Kolsch. I ordered from Austin Homebrew and I also picked up some Muntons Gold since I have heard some good things about it.