Re: [Distillers] Yeast Comment
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 07:02:53AM -0800, henry sangret wrote:
> I agree , turbo yeast is interesting but not for the 2 to 4% gain you may achieve! I like the Lavlvin as well but not for grain worts, it seems to geterate more MEK and a few others, for grain I have a grain yeast I purchased from a supplier that will ferment to 10% very cleanly. Once I used it, I now keep a clean starter and keep reusing it.
out of interest, what yeast is that? I would like to do my first grain
wash soon, and am still puzzled about the yeast. I was thinking safale
S-04 or US-05...
Robert Lemmen http://www.semistable.com
- Whisky yeast I gather contains glucoamylase which helps to finish off the starch conversion more completely. It is also used to make "dry" beers.
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robert Lemmen <robertle@...> wrote:
> hi henry,
> On Fri, Mar 01, 2013 at 02:24:03PM -0800, henry sangret wrote:
> > I use this yeast Prestige Whisky Yeast with AG from Brewhaus. Of course with a starter I am required to use a enzyme cocktail for starch reduction. Another alternative is to buy 10 packs and get a discount.
> great that you bring this up! this is something I don't understand at
> all: why would it be any good to have AG in your yeast? shouldn't the
> starch be converted by your malt before you pitch the yeast? what's the
> thanks robert
> Robert Lemmen http://www.semistable.com