German Lagers, Pilsners, Oktoberfest, Marzen German Lager Yeast White Labs
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 50-55
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 74-79
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : Medium 5-10%
Pitching/Fermentation : This yeast is one of the most widely used lager yeasts in the world. Very malty and clean, great for all German lagers, pilsner, oktoberfest, and marzen.
Notes : n/a
Best Styles : German Lagers, Pilsners, Oktoberfest, Marzen
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 2124
Dry Yeast Substitution : Saflager 34/70, Mangrove Jack's Bohemian Lager M84
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