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Offline Philbrew

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Vierka light lager and dark Munich dry yeast
« on: December 26, 2014, 03:19:04 AM »
Anyone had any experience with these yeasts, especially starting/pitching?  Any knowledge would be helpful.
Many of us would be on a strict liquid diet if it weren't for pretzels.

Offline chumley

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Re: Vierka light lager and dark Munich dry yeast
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2014, 05:14:31 PM »
Now that's a blast from the past.  I haven't used Vierka lager yeast in 20 years, and didn't even know it was still available.

It wasn't bad.  I recall it wasn't exceptionally clean, and I was excited to switch to the liquid lager cultures once they became available.  It certainly was a step up from the Red Star lager yeast that I first started brewing with in 1990.

I recall the Munich yeast made a passable bock.  But, this was 20 years ago.