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smilingwyvern
03-08-2005, 09:17 PM
Has anyone evr used Wyeast #3447 Eau De Vie (Liquid Culture)? If so what did you think of it? At www.homebrewheaven.com they said it is capable of producing an alcohol content of up to 21%.

Oskaar
03-09-2005, 12:33 AM
If I'm going that high I'll use K1V-1116, or the EC-1118. Never used the Wyeast you mentioned as I am not really fond of liquid yeast cultures.

Cheers,

Oskaar

jeebeel
03-09-2005, 01:00 AM
I'm with Oskaar. If you want a powerful yeast go with K1V-1116. Hard to match its combination of strength and great ending flavor profile and fruitiness.

I have never used the Eau de Vie culture, but it sounds like a strain that will produce petrol flavors. Kind of like drinking Eau de Vie. Not bad for a dram, but not what I want in a mead and multiple servings.

David Baldwin
03-09-2005, 08:19 AM
I used K1V-1116 and by feeding the must was able to get it to go to nearly 23%

I've never used the liquid cultures.

smilingwyvern
03-09-2005, 10:18 PM
Where can I find that yeast?

Pewter_of_Deodar
03-09-2005, 11:59 PM
Leeners has that yeast as well as the common Lalvin and Red Star yeasts in packets for around 75 cents a piece or so...