What Packet Yeast Is That?

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jimmysuperlative

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My local HBS supplies the same packet yeast with ALL the kits they sell. They're not real sure what strain it is either :blink: ... only that its an "ale yeast" of some kind.

Anyone think they might know? I'm just curious ...

It comes in a white packet with "Pacific Brewing" printed on it.
 

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All the Coopers kits i have every brewed, ales and lagers, have a packet of yeast labelled "Pure brewer's yeast".

I wouldnt have a clue what was really in these packets.
 

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this packet comes mainly with esb kits, although it's been in others I've tried. i think they put it in with all the "beermakers" kits - except the mexican cervesa.

the brewshop bloke says it a "tough general purpose ale yeast for warmer temperatures" :unsure:
 

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A quess would be safale SO4. My local HBS buys it in bulk then repackages it up into 7g sachets. They could be doing the same.

Cheers, Justin
 

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Jimmy,
Just had a look at my stocks. They have "Pacific brewing" on them too. The green print is lager yeast and the red print is ale yeast. Dunno if it helps though?
 

jimmysuperlative

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only use the red label around my part of the world i'd reckon? B)

HBS would be trying to ensure "happy" customers by providing a yeast that's going to work provided you follow the destructions ...
 

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I've done some work for Burns Philp, they are a huge food/spice company. They have a branch called Mauri Yeast which has a lab in Nrth Ryde (NSW) and a huge culturing plant out at Moorebank. I think these guys provide most of the 'unbranded' yeast in Australia.
I've also done some work for a packaging company that package the yeast for Morgans. I believe they use the Mauri yeast in their packs.. but I'm not 100%
 

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My guess is that it's Mauri 514 too, seems to be the most popular strain used in brew tins. From memory it has a wide ferm range, something like 14-24*C.
Grumpy's supply 12g of Safale S-33 (15-24*C) and Coopers have 7g of their own strain that isn't the same as their commercial product.
 

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