Didn't check my inventory for English IPA, not enough yeast

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Edak

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I was being lazy and wanted to brew today without a starter prepared. I relied on my beersmith inventory and have now started a brew and realised that I don't have the yeast stock I wanted.

Recipe:

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 27.33 l
Post Boil Volume: 24.13 l
Batch Size (fermenter): 20.00 l
Bottling Volume: 19.00 l
Estimated OG: 1.061 SG
Estimated Color: 19.8 EBC
Estimated IBU: 52.7 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 81.2 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
4.00 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 mins Water Agent 1 -
4.90 kg Golden Promise (Simpsons) (3.9 EBC) Grain 2 87.5 %
0.30 kg Crystal, Dark (Simpsons) (157.6 EBC) Grain 3 5.4 %
0.20 kg Crystal, Medium (Simpsons) (108.3 EBC) Grain 4 3.6 %
0.20 kg Oats, Flaked (2.0 EBC) Grain 5 3.6 %
30.00 g Goldings, East Kent [5.20 %] - Boil 60.0 Hop 6 16.7 IBUs
20.00 g Challenger [10.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 7 21.4 IBUs
20.00 g Goldings, East Kent [5.20 %] - Boil 30.0 Hop 8 8.6 IBUs
30.00 g Goldings, East Kent [5.20 %] - Boil 10.0 Hop 9 6.1 IBUs
2.0 pkg British Ale Yeast (Wyeast Labs #1098) [1 Yeast 10 -
20.00 g Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] - Dry Hop 3 Hop 11 0.0 IBUs

I just realised that I only have 1 pack of 1098 (I know it's not perfect for IPA but have heard it does well) and all I have otherwise is a pack of US05.

Which would go better in todays brew? Boil starts in about an hour...
 

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Ah and don't flame me for the oats, they always give me good head....
 

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it's going to be a weak start, I will aerate as much as possible, I guess I can't do much now....
 

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No chill, make a starter from a couple of litres of wort then pitch when active?
 

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NFI about no-chill... I don't think I have cubes of the right size...

Just about to smack that bitch! (pack)
 

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Being realistic, you may struggle to have enough yeast to complete a proper ferment with that starting gravity. You could try pitching the 1098 and the US05. Hopefully you will get a few esters from the 1098.

You don't want to be kicking yourself in a week when you have a stalled ferment, mate.
 

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realistically I have never run into this scenario before and have not really considered pitching both because I thought the US05 would rape the 1098 and I would lose those english notes. Perhaps if it stalls I could pitch the US05 later on...
 

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Got two fermenters?
 

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Pitch 1098, leave 24 hours, do a double drop tomorrow...all good.
 

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