From the HBD Archive
From: Mike Fertsch <FERTSCH@adc1.adc.ray.com>
Subject: RE: Aluminum pots and Bock yeast
Date: 1990-04-23 12:38:00 GMT

Nick zentena asks about brewpots and Bock yeast:

> I saw a good price on a large canning pot locally. The problem is
> the pot is made from aluminum. Can I still use it has a brew pot?

NO. The acididy of the wort reacts with aluminum, giving the beer a real
nasty metallic taste. Stick with stainless or enamelled steel pots.


> Also could someone reccomend a liquid yeast for a high gravity Bock
> (around 1.080-1.090).

YES. I like Wyeast #2206 (Bavarian Lager) for sweet beers like Bocks and
Oktoberfests. It is not very attentuative, so there is lots of residual
sugar in the fermented beer.

Mike Fertsch


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