Belgian Blonde/Dubbel/Trippel/Golden Strong/Quadrupel Abbey Ale Yeast White Labs
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 60-85
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 75-88
Flocculation : Medium-High
Alcohol Tolerance : High 10-15%
Pitching/Fermentation : More esther development via underpitching and/or higher fermentation temperature. 80+ Fermentation temperature results in aggressive, highly attenuative yeast character
Notes : Used to produce Trappist style beers. Similar to White Labs 500, but is less fruity and more alcohol tolerant (up to 15% ABV).
Best Styles : Belgian Blonde/Dubbel/Trippel/Golden Strong/Quadrupel
Looking for a Liquid or Dry Yeast Substitution? The brewers at Adventures in Homebrewing have tried most of them. The following are some suggestions that have worked for us.
Liquid Yeast Substitution : Wyeast 3787
Dry Yeast Substitution : Abbaye Ale Yeast (Danstar)
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