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In my eclipse bravado kit I got two different kind of yeast. Am I suppose to use both, strange? Ec-1118 and Bourgovin rc 212
 

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In my eclipse bravado kit I got two different kind of yeast. Am I suppose to use both, strange? Ec-1118 and Bourgovin rc 212
 

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Yes, they sometimes put in two different yeasts on certain kits. Use both. I'm not always sure why, but I'm sure that they have their reasons.
 

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Man thanks so much, was in the process and this made it come to a stop. I will continue tonight, thanks for quick reply
 

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same here...instructions said if you had two packs of an item to use both UNLESS instructed otherwise. I used both.
 

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I used the 212 and it started up and finished as expected - even in my ~65F basement without the brew belt. Tastes very good as of racking this morning and i just put the kit on 2 sprials of heavy french and one spiral of heavy american oak this morning.

Cheers!
-jb
 

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I think the general recommendation is to use 212 not 1118. Then if your fermentation gets stuck for whatever reason you then have the 1118 to jump start it.

But i aslo feel like they are Purposfully ambiguous in their directions and with the ingredients in order to encourage some level of experimentation and discovery.

Cheers!
-jb
 

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I skipped the included yeast and instead used Lalvin BM 4x4. I added some DAP at the halfway point. My primary fermentation finished after seven days.
 

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