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WLP 835 German X Lager
« on: February 05, 2015, 08:25:21 PM »
Anyone use this strain? Looking to change up my lagers that I usually brew with WY 2124 and picked a tube up at N Brewer.

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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2015, 08:41:40 PM »
Used it last year and liked the results on a few beers. Have it in a Helles now.

Lager X rhymes with Kloster Andechs. They make some rally good beers like Helles, Dunkel, and Doppelbock.
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2015, 08:47:10 PM »
Used it last year and liked the results on a few beers. Have it in a Helles now.


Jeff likes it; I'm sold.  Adding to cart...

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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2015, 10:47:46 PM »
Agreed on the Helles.
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2015, 02:06:39 PM »
I pretty much only brew 3 beers, Pilsner, Oktoberfest and Dunkel. I'll probably reuse this yeast for about 6 generations.

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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2015, 02:09:06 PM »
Never used it.  I'd like to soon.
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2015, 02:12:21 PM »
just picked up two vials. going to be used in another round of oktoberfest and helles.
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2015, 02:25:47 PM »
Used it last year and liked the results on a few beers. Have it in a Helles now.


Jeff likes it; I'm sold.  Adding to cart...

I am still thinking I like the Ayinger for one of the house lager yeasts, but the 835 is pretty darned good too. Good memories at Andechs go with it.
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2015, 03:42:14 PM »
I really like it when I can get my hands on it.  I brewed a couple really great batches of Helles with it last year.  Wanted to try it in some other lagers, but did not plan ahead well enough last time it was out...  Going to run it through a few different beers this year.  I have a Helles going now that I can harvest yeast from and step it into a number of other beers..... Probably try it in a Dortmunder and a Pilsner which I brew often just to experiment.  Will also probably use it in a Maibock, maybe a schwarzbier..... perhaps a bock (which I rarely brew).

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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2015, 04:25:48 PM »
What number is the Ayinger yeast?  I've never used it, but I do like all their beers actually.  Their O-Fest is fantastic.
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2015, 04:27:15 PM »
What number is the Ayinger yeast?  I've never used it, but I do like all their beers actually.  Their O-Fest is fantastic.

833/2487

EDIT -  White labs - 833
            Wyeast - 2487
« Last Edit: February 06, 2015, 04:29:23 PM by HoosierBrew »
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2015, 05:03:34 PM »
Doesn't look like WY comes out with it very often.  I have a new vial of 833 and didn't know that was Ayinger.  Thanks
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2015, 05:10:59 AM »
What number is the Ayinger yeast?  I've never used it, but I do like all their beers actually.  Their O-Fest is fantastic.

833/2487

EDIT -  White labs - 833
            Wyeast - 2487

By all accounts, 2487 is from Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg in Austria. Used side by side, these two yeasts really don't seem to be equivalents.

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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2015, 03:34:48 PM »
What number is the Ayinger yeast?  I've never used it, but I do like all their beers actually.  Their O-Fest is fantastic.

833/2487

EDIT -  White labs - 833
            Wyeast - 2487

By all accounts, 2487 is from Brauerei Schloss Eggenberg in Austria. Used side by side, these two yeasts really don't seem to be equivalents.

Hadn't heard that.  Mr Malty and several links show 2487 as Ayinger. Doesn't make it so, though. Of course I see differences in some of the WY/WL equivalents. Good info.
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Re: WLP 835 German X Lager
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2015, 09:06:12 PM »
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Wyeast 2487 Hella Bock Yeast
Beer Styles: Lager, Oktoberfest/Marzen, Munich Dunkel, Schwarzbier, Traditional Bock, Maibock/Helles Bock, Dopplebock, Eisbock
Profile: Direct from the Austrian Alps, this strain will produce rich, full-bodied and malty beers with a complex flavor profile and a great mouth feel. Attenuates well while still leaving plenty of malt character and body. Beers fermented with this strain will benefit from a temperature rise for a diacetyl rest at the end of primary fermentation.

For one thing.. Ayinger is definitely not in the Austrian Alps ;)