American Ale II Wyeast
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 60-72
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 72-76
Flocculation : Medium-High
Alcohol Tolerance : 10%
Pitching/Fermentation : Ferment at warmer temperatures to accentuate hop character with an increased fruitiness. Or, ferment cool for a clean, light citrus character. It attenuates well and is reliably flocculent, producing bright beer without filtration.
Notes : Expect a soft, clean profile with hints of nut, and a slightly tart finish.
Best Styles : American Amber Ale, American Brown Ale, American IPA, American Pale Ale, American Stout, Blonde Ale, Fruit Beer, Imperial IPA, Wood-Aged Beer
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 : White Labs 051
Dry Yeast Substitution : Nottingham, BRY-97 American West Coast Ale Yeast (Danstar), Fermentis Safale US-05
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