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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #75 on: November 19, 2016, 02:24:50 am »
I have a rye that is just finishing up. My intent was to use A01, but my lhbs was out so I picked up some A07. I just gave it a sniff test, and I'm not picking up any medicinal/bandaid odors. Smells nice and clean, it's been fermenting in the low 60s.

I'm starting to like Imperial yeast more and more. The yeast is rated for beers up to 1.060 without a starter, and I'm betting that it can handle a beer up to 1.070. Not having to make a starter means I can brew on a whim. It is also one less chance of infection.

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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #76 on: November 19, 2016, 04:36:21 pm »
Haven't used it, but she is correct in saying it is their Chico strain.

I have used it and it's pretty much 1056.  However, it is NOT close to 1450.
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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #77 on: November 19, 2016, 05:08:47 pm »
Haven't used it, but she is correct in saying it is their Chico strain.

I have used it and it's pretty much 1056.  However, it is NOT close to 1450.

What is? If anything.
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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #78 on: November 19, 2016, 05:26:01 pm »
Haven't used it, but she is correct in saying it is their Chico strain.

I have used it and it's pretty much 1056.  However, it is NOT close to 1450.

What is? If anything.

Nothing I've ever run across.
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #79 on: November 20, 2016, 05:23:41 pm »
I have used it and it's pretty much 1056.  However, it is NOT close to 1450.
What is? If anything.
Nothing I've ever run across.
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I really have to try 1450. I have an American brown ale on the schedule for next year, 1450?
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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #80 on: November 20, 2016, 06:04:43 pm »
I really have to try 1450. I have an American brown ale on the schedule for next year, 1450?

Love it for that style
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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #81 on: November 20, 2016, 06:44:02 pm »
I really have to try 1450. I have an American brown ale on the schedule for next year, 1450?

Love it for that style



I won't use any other for American Brown. It's perfect for it. Or American stouts, porters or ambers, for that matter.
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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #82 on: November 20, 2016, 06:59:02 pm »
I have a rye that is just finishing up. My intent was to use A01, but my lhbs was out so I picked up some A07. I just gave it a sniff test, and I'm not picking up any medicinal/bandaid odors. Smells nice and clean, it's been fermenting in the low 60s.

I'm starting to like Imperial yeast more and more. The yeast is rated for beers up to 1.060 without a starter, and I'm betting that it can handle a beer up to 1.070. Not having to make a starter means I can brew on a whim. It is also one less chance of infection.

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Im only getting that smell straight from the can, the starter smells pretty clean


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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #83 on: November 21, 2016, 04:13:05 pm »
That's good...your post made me wonder...

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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #84 on: November 21, 2016, 04:35:19 pm »
I have a rye that is just finishing up. My intent was to use A01, but my lhbs was out so I picked up some A07. I just gave it a sniff test, and I'm not picking up any medicinal/bandaid odors. Smells nice and clean, it's been fermenting in the low 60s.

I'm starting to like Imperial yeast more and more. The yeast is rated for beers up to 1.060 without a starter, and I'm betting that it can handle a beer up to 1.070. Not having to make a starter means I can brew on a whim. It is also one less chance of infection.

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Im only getting that smell straight from the can, the starter smells pretty clean


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I'm brewing today so I'll smell before I pitch and report back.  Should be fine though


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Re: Imperial Yeast
« Reply #85 on: November 21, 2016, 11:15:06 pm »
I really have to try 1450. I have an American brown ale on the schedule for next year, 1450?

Love it for that style

I will give it a go when I brew the brown.
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