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Wyeast 2112
« on: April 15, 2011, 09:10:39 AM »
Is this yeast slow to get going?  I pitched some about 18 hours ago and no activity that I can see.  Not worried yet but I just wondered if this is common for this yeast.
I pitched the yeast from a 3L starter that I prepared from a previous starter.  Visually it appeared to be a pretty good amount based on how much sediment I got when I made the original starter with the smack pack. 
For those of you who've used this yeast, how long would you expect to wait to see some activity?  Just want to know when I can start worrying.  I can't RDWHAHB - no HB on hand.
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2011, 09:14:59 AM »
Can't speak to that yeast in particular but if no HB RDWHACB (Commercial brew). Wouildn't worry yet
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2011, 12:14:39 PM »
I'm curious, too, as I made a two 1500ml starters of 2112 last night for a brew on Saturday. I've used this yeast once before, but it's been so long ago that I can't recall much. The fact that I can't recall much makes me think nothing out of the ordinary happened.  Whenever I think of this yeast, I'm reminded of Rush.  And I hate Rush.
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2011, 12:25:28 PM »
I'm curious, too, as I made a two 1500ml starters of 2112 last night for a brew on Saturday. I've used this yeast once before, but it's been so long ago that I can't recall much. The fact that I can't recall much makes me think nothing out of the ordinary happened.  Whenever I think of this yeast, I'm reminded of Rush.  And I hate Rush.

Hey!  How can you hate Rush?  They f'n rock! 

Who do you like?  Justin Beiber?  The Jonas Bros?  Hannah Montanna?  ;)  lol
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2011, 12:52:39 PM »
Who do you like?  Justin Beiber?  The Jonas Bros?  Hannah Montanna?
Who? ;D  Never heard 'em before.  Why, are they on your I-Pod right now? ;)  Nope, never a Rush fan.  I was more into New Wave/Power pop/Pop-punk back in the day. Pretenders, Cheap Trick, Cars and that ilk.

Back to the question at hand, what temp are you at? I'm planning to ferment ~60oF
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2011, 12:57:10 PM »
Who do you like?  Justin Beiber?  The Jonas Bros?  Hannah Montanna?
Who? ;D  Never heard 'em before.  Why, are they on your I-Pod right now? ;)  Nope, never a Rush fan.  I was more into New Wave/Power pop/Pop-punk back in the day. Pretenders, Cheap Trick, Cars and that ilk.

Back to the question at hand, what temp are you at? I'm planning to ferment ~60oF

That should work.  The temp range for that yeast is 58 - 68 degrees.  You could even go a bit colder than 60. 

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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2011, 01:00:08 PM »
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2011, 01:10:03 PM »
And the yeeeeeeeast shaaaaaall innnnnherrrrrrit theeee earrrrrrrth...
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2011, 08:32:55 PM »
Back to OP.
You are pitching it at lower temp so you should pitch more yeast.
Lagers and Hybrids have longer lag time.
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2011, 09:07:06 PM »
Who do you like?  Justin Beiber?  The Jonas Bros?  Hannah Montanna?
Who? ;D  Never heard 'em before.  Why, are they on your I-Pod right now? ;)  Nope, never a Rush fan.  I was more into New Wave/Power pop/Pop-punk back in the day. Pretenders, Cheap Trick, Cars and that ilk.

Back to the question at hand, what temp are you at? I'm planning to ferment ~60oF

First to address the Rush issue.  I have a long-standing opinion that most women hate Rush.  I'll make the assumption that this applies in this case.  Personally, I love Rush and the fact that they are Canadian makes it even better.  Of course, so is Justin Beiber so there goes that logic out the window...

I am fermenting two batches right now, the first is in a water bath with a towel wrapped around it.  I'm not bothering with ice but the temp of the water is about 56-58 so the beer is likely about 60.  This second on is in a cold corner of the room without the water bath because I don't have another tub right now and it is probably 62 in the room so maybe 64 for the beer.  I actually wanted to see if there was any difference between the two given the temp.  My last one was done at 60 and turned out very good.

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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2011, 09:15:54 AM »
First to address the Rush issue.  I have a long-standing opinion that most women hate Rush.  I'll make the assumption that this applies in this case.  Personally, I love Rush and the fact that they are Canadian makes it even better.  Of course, so is Justin Beiber so there goes that logic out the window...

Toss Celine Dion in there too and that logic is really trashed
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2011, 09:21:55 AM »
First to address the Rush issue.  I have a long-standing opinion that most women hate Rush.  I'll make the assumption that this applies in this case.  Personally, I love Rush and the fact that they are Canadian makes it even better.  Of course, so is Justin Beiber so there goes that logic out the window...

Toss Celine Dion in there too and that logic is really trashed
Most of us don't acknowledge Celine.  As far as I know, she's an alien who just claimed to be from Canada for the health care.

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Re: Wyeast 2112
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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2011, 09:46:26 AM »
First to address the Rush issue.  I have a long-standing opinion that most women hate Rush.  I'll make the assumption that this applies in this case.  Personally, I love Rush and the fact that they are Canadian makes it even better.  Of course, so is Justin Beiber so there goes that logic out the window...

Toss Celine Dion in there too and that logic is really trashed
Most of us don't acknowledge Celine.  As far as I know, she's an alien who just claimed to be from Canada for the health care.

I should be clear, I mean outer space alien, not illegal alien, like from another planet.  Probably Uranus.

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Re: Wyeast 2112
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2011, 10:49:07 AM »
First to address the Rush issue.  I have a long-standing opinion that most women hate Rush.  I'll make the assumption that this applies in this case.  Personally, I love Rush and the fact that they are Canadian makes it even better.  Of course, so is Justin Beiber so there goes that logic out the window...

Toss Celine Dion in there too and that logic is really trashed
Most of us don't acknowledge Celine.  As far as I know, she's an alien who just claimed to be from Canada for the health care.

I should be clear, I mean outer space alien, not illegal alien, like from another planet.  Probably Uranus.
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