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new dry yeasts?
  • FuzzyFuzzy
    Posts: 46,572
    I'm shopping around for some dry yeasts to stock up on and I've come across a few that I'm not familiar with. Anyone have any experience with these?

    Safbrew S-33: I don't think this is a new product, but I've never used it. It says it's good for trappist type beers because it has a tolerance up to 11.5%

    BRY-97 (from the makers of notty) new strain for clean, american styles.

    Breferm blanche: wit yeast. it would be nice to have a dry alternative to the liquid strains.

    So, has anyone used any of these, or do I have to by the guinea pig?
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  • ceanntceannt
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    Looks like you're the Guinea pig .... came close to using the 33 once .... but kept with the 57 for my Belgian like brews

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  • scoobscoob
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    Try them and see, I have notty on hand, s05 as well, I have the munich dry on hand as well, not big on it though, I mostly just build starters from saved yeast anymore, if it gets really old, a couple steps up on the stir plate and I'm rockin, but still it's good to have dry on hand for backup or a stalled ferment
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    and to add to the pile here's a dry saison yeast. this one is definitely going to get a test run when the weather warms up a bit.

    http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/brewing/brewing-ingredients/beer-yeast/danstar-belle-saison-yeast.html
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  • ceanntceannt
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    and to add to the pile here's a dry saison yeast. this one is definitely going to get a test run when the weather warms up a bit.

    http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/brewing/brewing-ingredients/beer-yeast/danstar-belle-saison-yeast.html



    might just have to give that one a try myself come summer
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    In beer there is freedom.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
    Posts: 46,572
    ceannt said:

    and to add to the pile here's a dry saison yeast. this one is definitely going to get a test run when the weather warms up a bit.

    http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/brewing/brewing-ingredients/beer-yeast/danstar-belle-saison-yeast.html



    might just have to give that one a try myself come summer


    i'd like to try it as well, but shipping sucks.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    just saw these on www.rebelbrewer.com and thought i'd ask, anyone tried them yet? dry yeast from new zealand.

    http://mangrovejacks.com/collections/craft-series-yeasts
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  • C_BC_B
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    just saw these on www.rebelbrewer.com and thought i'd ask, anyone tried them yet? dry yeast from new zealand.

    http://mangrovejacks.com/collections/craft-series-yeasts


    I have not. But I'm intrigued.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    C_B said:

    just saw these on www.rebelbrewer.com and thought i'd ask, anyone tried them yet? dry yeast from new zealand.

    http://mangrovejacks.com/collections/craft-series-yeasts


    I have not. But I'm intrigued.


    some of them sound pretty neat, but if they're akin to the mr beer yeast packs, then X(
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
    Posts: 46,572
    OK, thread update,

    I tried the bry-97 in a pale ale, and no me likey! it attenuated more than i had expected and it's a little to neutral for an ale yeast. would do well with the hop bomb carbonated water that fry and his ilk tend to brew, but it's not for us malt men.

    I have the newcastle strain from mangrove jack's fermenting a nut brown right now, so i'll update again when that's on tap.
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  • ThymThym
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    High attenuation and neutral? Sounds terrible. I need to get some.
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  • ceanntceannt
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    Did you try the belle saison out?
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    In beer there is freedom.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    ceannt said:

    Did you try the belle saison out?



    still haven't. i might just try a quick extract saison to test it out. and find that reptile heater so i can get it warm enough.
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