What's the biggest alcoholic beer you've made & yeast used

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What's the biggest alcoholic beer you've made & yeast used

Postby adamjohn » Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:55 am

I recently did a Barleywine with an OG of 1.126 and FG of 1.020. The ABV was 13.91%

The yeast used was WLP001 CALIFORNIA ALE YEAST from a yeast cake on a DIPA. For the DIPA I started with 2 vials of WLP001.
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Re: What's the biggest alcoholic beer you've made & yeast us

Postby tookalisten » Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:51 pm

I've done a few Russian Imperial Stouts that finished around 11.2-11.8%. I always pitched on a yeast cake from a prior batch. Last one was US-05
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Re: What's the biggest alcoholic beer you've made & yeast us

Postby MullerBrau » Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:12 am

Denny's Old Stoner barleywine. 15%ABV OG 1.135 FG 1.021 pitched on US-05 yeast cake from 22 gallons of PYB (a plain yellow beer). I still have some of this beer left after all these years. It is fantastic.
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Re: What's the biggest alcoholic beer you've made & yeast us

Postby tookalisten » Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:23 pm

Dennys Old Stoner is fantastic. That reminds me that I need to brew this one again.
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