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Offline jimmykx250

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safbrew t58
« on: April 12, 2015, 03:36:56 PM »
So I have a pack of T58 that i haven't used and am wondering if my summit saga (hose brew) would be a option for this style yeast. I actually want to do a split batch yeast comparison between t58,us05. Any input or thoughts? I hope to pitch later today.

Offline Steve Ruch

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Re: safbrew t58
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2015, 03:58:18 PM »
Go for it. You'll end up with two very different beers.
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Re: safbrew t58
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2015, 03:58:34 PM »
T58 is a Belgian style yeast that's fairly heavy on phenols and has a fair amount of esters.  I don't know what beer you're talking about, but ask yourself if those sounds like flavors you want in it.
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Re: safbrew t58
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2015, 05:55:42 PM »
I have used it to brew a decent tripel in the past.  At first, the finished product was quite spicy (almost clove and pepper-like) but after allowing the phenolics to meld and age a bit, it gave way to a some desirable belgian esters. 
Decent Belgian dry yeast, but not the best yeast IMO.

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Re: safbrew t58
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2015, 07:34:27 PM »
I would be concerned about an AIPA level bitterness with a Belgian yeast that ferments bone dry. I'm not familiar with the recipe though, so it could be a great match.
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Re: safbrew t58
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2015, 09:55:09 PM »
Ill keep you all posted I did the split batch