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Offline saaz amore

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Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« on: April 27, 2023, 08:32:33 pm »
I'd like to try co-pitching T-58 and Verdant in a 1.052, 14 IBU wheat beer and see how it turns out. I'm planning on a pitch rate of .5g/liter for my first attempt (12L). For now, I'm planning to pitch equal amounts at the same time. I figure the T-58 will take off first, but I think that'd be fine. If I like the result, I can fine-tune the next batch.

How does that sound?

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Re: Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2023, 08:39:32 am »
Sounds like a crap shoot. Good luck.
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Re: Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2023, 05:32:29 pm »
Sounds like a crap shoot. Good luck.

Do you mean the pitch rate or the beer itself?

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Re: Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2023, 05:36:24 pm »
Sounds like a crap shoot. Good luck.

Do you mean the pitch rate or the beer itself?
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Re: Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2023, 05:58:17 am »
I have co-pitched Verdant with another yeast many times, almost always with excellent results.  It can be very fast to take off too.  Maybe not so much out of the packet, but the 2nd gen slurry (or 3rd gen, etc) takes off SUPER fast.

I've never tried T-58 at all (neither by itself nor as a copitch) so I have no idea if they'd work well together.  I hope you let us know if you do this.

Verdant is probably my "if you had to use only one yeast the rest of your life" answer, given the types of beers I like to make.  I would think that if the blend doesn't give you what you're looking for, it would likely be an enjoyable xxxxxx-beer anyway.

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Re: Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2023, 07:56:52 am »
I just co-pitched Verdant with S-04 in a NEIPA a couple of days ago. Saw action within 5 hours. I’ve used each independently many times so I’m looking forward to the results.
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Re: Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2023, 08:54:26 am »
Sounds like a crap shoot. Good luck.

Do you mean the pitch rate or the beer itself?

I mean the outcome.
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Re: Pitch rate for T-58/Verdant co-pitch?
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2023, 10:18:51 pm »
Verdant is probably my "if you had to use only one yeast the rest of your life" answer, given the types of beers I like to make.

I'm about in the same place with Verdant. Every beer I've ever made with it has turned out well.

For this brew (just finished today's brewday), I decided to go with just the Verdant. I had some fresh slurry from kegging a noble blonde yesterday, so I just went with that. I'll try the T-58 on its own for my next wheat.

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Thanks everyone for the input and advice!