Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 56-70
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 10%
Pitching/Fermentation : It produces low or no detectable levels of diacetyl. This yeast may also be used to produce quick-conditioning pseudo-lager beers and ferments well at cold 55-60°F (13-16°C) range. This powdery strain results in yeast that remain in suspension post fermentation. It requires filtration or additional settling time to produce bright beers.
Notes : This strain is a classic, true top cropping yeast strain from a traditional brewery in Cologne, Germany. Beers will exhibit some of the fruity character of an ale, with a clean lager like profile.
Best Styles : American Wheat or Rye Beer, Berliner Weisse, Bière de Garde, Cream Ale, Düsseldorf Altbier, Fruit Beer, Kölsch, Northern German Altbier, Spice, Herb, or Vegetable 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 003
Dry Yeast Substitution : Saflager S-23, Nottingham, BRY-97 American West Coast Ale Yeast (Danstar)
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