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Omega Y-06 German Lager
« on: February 14, 2015, 06:45:41 PM »
I have tried and I like this yeast.  I assume it is a Wiehenstephaner, but would love to know if someone knows with certainty.
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Re: Omega Y-06 German Lager
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2015, 04:56:44 PM »
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Re: Omega Y-06 German Lager
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2015, 07:02:10 PM »
I have tried and I like this yeast.  I assume it is a Wiehenstephaner, but would love to know if someone knows with certainty.

I guess you've already seen their website description.  I can't say with certainty, but it sure appears to be the weihenstephan yeast:  http://www.omegayeast.com/?portfolio=german-lager
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Re: Omega Y-06 German Lager
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2015, 02:21:06 AM »
It says that it is the most widely used lager yeast in the world and comparable to Wyeast 2124 and WLP 830, but it isn't saying that it is the same as Weihenstaphaner...just wondering if it is the same.

I bought it at my LHBS.  The lab is based in Chicago.
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Re: Omega Y-06 German Lager
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2015, 04:39:51 AM »
I certainly would *guess* that the catalog number is a reference to the Weihenstephan 206 strain, like Wyeast 2206 or BSI-06. Which would be different from 2124; I'm not as sure about the White Labs nomenclature but according to Kristen England's chart it's 820.
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