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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #45 on: December 25, 2016, 12:16:00 PM »
Reading the descriptions of the 3 upcoming PCs, I think I'll give 1026 a shot on a session bitter and session stout. I've got a bunch of golden promise, some roasted and flaked barley, and a few English hops. Target, challenger, and EKG I think

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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #46 on: December 25, 2016, 04:55:34 PM »
I just had a thought (insert your favorite rare thought joke here). Would the 1026 yeast cake be up to putting a RIS of about 1.100 on it?
Wyeast says it's good to 9%.

Might not work then, luckily it will be a bit before I do this so there's time to do a bit more research.
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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #47 on: December 25, 2016, 07:04:15 PM »
I just had a thought (insert your favorite rare thought joke here). Would the 1026 yeast cake be up to putting a RIS of about 1.100 on it?
Wyeast says it's good to 9%.

Might not work then, luckily it will be a bit before I do this so there's time to do a bit more research.
I have yet to meet a yeast that cannot exceed the yeast lab's reported max ABV if managed properly, and generally by a considerable amount.

A fresh slurry coming off a 1.060ish beer from most brewing strains will do just fine on a 1.100 beer as long as you oxygenate well.
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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #48 on: December 26, 2016, 11:01:25 PM »
I have yet to meet a yeast that cannot exceed the yeast lab's reported max ABV if managed properly, and generally by a considerable amount.

A fresh slurry coming off a 1.060ish beer from most brewing strains will do just fine on a 1.100 beer as long as you oxygenate well.

That's what I was kinda thinkin'.
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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #49 on: December 27, 2016, 03:14:54 AM »
1026 has made terrific EIPA for me. Will be using it again for that purpose. I seemed to really let the hops shine.

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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #50 on: December 27, 2016, 03:51:50 PM »
I have yet to meet a yeast that cannot exceed the yeast lab's reported max ABV if managed properly, and generally by a considerable amount.

A fresh slurry coming off a 1.060ish beer from most brewing strains will do just fine on a 1.100 beer as long as you oxygenate well.

That's what I was kinda thinkin'.

I agree with Eric.  The Wyeast recommendations tend to be pretty conservative.  You need a healthy big pitch and plenty of oxygenation and you should be fine.
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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #51 on: December 27, 2016, 09:02:41 PM »
So... how quickly are these Platinum Collection yeasts available?  I am brewing on 1-1-17 with my neighborhood group for our annual kick off brew day, so I suppose they won't be available that early, right?

A nice bitter sounds like a great choice anytime./
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Re: Wyeast January - March PCs
« Reply #52 on: December 27, 2016, 09:05:14 PM »
So... how quickly are these Platinum Collection yeasts available?  I am brewing on 1-1-17 with my neighborhood group for our annual kick off brew day, so I suppose they won't be available that early, right?

A nice bitter sounds like a great choice anytime./

Just a guess, but probably not.  Ask your LHBS.
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