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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #60 on: February 05, 2010, 11:29:59 AM »
One thing I did differently this time was to pitch about 63-64 and ferment ~65df instead of pitching colder and keeping it around 62.

+1. I've had the best luck pitching at 64-66 degrees and fermenting at 66-68 degrees. I hope this thread doesn't make this yeast strain sound too temperamental. It's a very strong and reliable fermenter as long as it isn't pitched too cool. AA% numbers are closer to WLP051 than WLP001.

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #61 on: February 05, 2010, 11:36:47 AM »
Denny,

Do you still have that yeast in your bank? If I want to get it into our club's bank I may as well go to the source and save the $8 for a WYeast pack  ;)

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #62 on: February 05, 2010, 11:37:14 AM »
well, in all fairness to ryan, it was his suggestion to me that I changed that up  ;D

and true - it really is not that tempermental - especially after 1st gen.
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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #63 on: February 05, 2010, 11:40:38 AM »
I remember Brewhobby had some trouble with this yeast as well and I asked him what temp he was fermenting. Sure enough, he had pitched around 60 and was fermenting at that temp.

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #64 on: February 05, 2010, 11:43:06 AM »
Denny,

Do you still have that yeast in your bank? If I want to get it into our club's bank I may as well go to the source and save the $8 for a WYeast pack  ;)

Kai

Nope, I don't...once we got a microbiologist as our cl;ub pres., I turned everything over to him.  He's gone pro now and doesn't keep the bank any more, so I just get it from Wyeast like everybody else!
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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #65 on: February 05, 2010, 11:54:26 AM »
I remember Brewhobby had some trouble with this yeast as well and I asked him what temp he was fermenting. Sure enough, he had pitched around 60 and was fermenting at that temp.

I remember that.  Hope it wasn't his frustration with 1450 that threw him over the edge with brewing!
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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #66 on: February 05, 2010, 12:01:07 PM »
Nope, I don't...once we got a microbiologist as our cl;ub pres., I turned everything over to him.  He's gone pro now and doesn't keep the bank any more, so I just get it from Wyeast like everybody else!

I guess someone in our club will buy it. private Yeast banks have become less important these days with the amount of quality yeast avaliable from companied like WL and WYeast. But it will be a fun learning experience and hopefully saves other brewers some money.

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #67 on: February 05, 2010, 12:04:58 PM »
no offense, kai, but wouldn't it cost your at least $5 to get the yeast slant from denny anyway?  only saves you like $2 or so?
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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #68 on: February 05, 2010, 12:14:12 PM »
no offense, kai, but wouldn't it cost your at least $5 to get the yeast slant from denny anyway?  only saves you like $2 or so?

I don't need to send a slant. Filterpaper sandwiched between aluminum foil works too. Then streak it on a plate and select a colony to innoculate a slant and a stab culture.

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #69 on: February 05, 2010, 12:44:14 PM »
okay, that all sounds greek to me.  so i guess you mean, it'll fit in an envelope?
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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #70 on: February 05, 2010, 12:49:04 PM »
okay, that all sounds greek to me.  so i guess you mean, it'll fit in an envelope?

yes. It should be simple first class letter mail both ways. I don't know what the current postage is since it keeps changing. I haven't tried it myself but others have done it with success. 

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #71 on: February 05, 2010, 01:05:04 PM »
okay, that all sounds greek to me.  so i guess you mean, it'll fit in an envelope?

yes. It should be simple first class letter mail both ways. I don't know what the current postage is since it keeps changing. I haven't tried it myself but others have done it with success. 

Kai

Would you like me to send you some?
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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #72 on: February 05, 2010, 08:21:01 PM »
One thing I did differently this time was to pitch about 63-64 and ferment ~65df instead of pitching colder and keeping it around 62.
Yep, I pitched around 60 and fermented in the low 60's.

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #73 on: February 05, 2010, 08:23:49 PM »
Would you like me to send you some?

Let me get some more yeast bank supplies first.

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Re: Wyeast 1450
« Reply #74 on: February 06, 2010, 08:16:48 AM »
What's the ideal and desired attenuation with this yeast?
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