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Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« on: December 04, 2018, 12:33:05 AM »
This is for anyone who has brewed a Baltic Porter. Looking for suggestions on which yeast to use. I'm going to use Pale and Vienna for the base with some de-bittered chocolate and some crystal. Noble hops, not sure which though. Definitely want to use a lager yeast on the low end of the temp range.Going somewhat big on ABV, 9% Looking for a dried fruit profile that BJCP states. I believe you get that dried fruit profile not only from the malt but also from the yeast. Any and all other suggestions gladly accepted as this will be my first attempt at a Baltic.

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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2018, 11:39:24 AM »
Wyeast 2206 or WLP830 should do the job very nicely.
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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2018, 01:21:38 PM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.
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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2018, 02:00:36 PM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.

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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2018, 03:12:28 PM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.

A good resource!


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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2018, 03:34:11 PM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.

A good resource!


Good suggestions, but don't take it as gospel

Case in point, I would avoid the Irish Ale as it is quite non-attenuative.

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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2018, 03:49:52 PM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.

A good resource!


Good suggestions, but don't take it as gospel

Case in point, I would avoid the Irish Ale as it is quite non-attenuative.

And throws diacetyl and pineappla esters in certain cases
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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2018, 09:52:53 PM »
My favorite yeast for a Baltic Porter is WY1187 Ringwood.  Try a Carnegie Porter from Sweden some time.

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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2018, 11:30:10 PM »
Wyeast 2206 or WLP830 should do the job very nicely.

After comparing these two recommendations I like the 2206 so far.
Thanks for the input!

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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2018, 11:33:59 PM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.

A good resource!


Good suggestions, but don't take it as gospel

Case in point, I would avoid the Irish Ale as it is quite non-attenuative.

And throws diacetyl and pineappla esters in certain cases

I definitely don't want that flavor. I have used in the past on different fermentations but never picked up on the pineapple.
Thanks Denny!

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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2018, 11:41:53 PM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.

A good resource!


Good suggestions, but don't take it as gospel

Case in point, I would avoid the Irish Ale as it is quite non-attenuative.

...non attenuative or simply doesn’t process maltotriose therefore leaves a higher FG?  I’ve never used it but I plan 70% for similar yeasts so I am not disappointed when I end up with a higher FG.


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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2018, 12:26:11 AM »
I also wonder what yeast would work best for a particular style.  So, I typically go to the source:

https://www.wyeastlab.com/yeast-style/baltic-porter


There you will find a very nice selection of recommended strains right from the proverbial horses mouth.  White Labs also has good recommendations.  But their website can be a bit daunting.

A good resource!


Good suggestions, but don't take it as gospel

Case in point, I would avoid the Irish Ale as it is quite non-attenuative.

...non attenuative or simply doesn’t process maltotriose therefore leaves a higher FG?  I’ve never used it but I plan 70% for similar yeasts so I am not disappointed when I end up with a higher FG.


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Re: Yeast suggestion for Baltic Porter
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2018, 10:31:32 PM »
I notice no one has mentioned Imperial Yeast A10 Darkness
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