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This versatile witbier yeast strain can be used in a variety of Belgian style ales. This strain produces a complex flavor profile dominated by spicy phenolics with low to moderate ester production. It is a great strain choice when you want a delicate clove profile not to be overshadowed by esters.
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|Good for styles||Dubbel|
|Good for styles||Witbier|
|Good for styles||Tripel|
|Good for styles||White IPA|
|Alc. Tolerance (ABV)||11%|
This versatile witbier yeast strain can be used in a variety of Belgian style ales. This strain produces a complex flavor profile dominated by spicy phenolics with low to moderate ester production. It is a great strain choice when you want a delicate clove profile not to be overshadowed by esters. It will ferment fairly dry with a slightly tart finish that compliments the use of oats, malted and unmalted wheat. This strain is a true top cropping yeast requiring full fermentor headspace of 33%.
Use to: Belgian Dubbel, Belgian IPA, White IPA, Witbier, Belgian Tripel, Winter Belgian Beer.
Fermentation temperature: 16-24°C
Apparent attenuation: 72-76%
Alcochol tolerance: 11% ABV
Dosage: add to 5 gallons (19 L) of wort. >1.060
Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Wyeast Laboratories, Inc.
STORAGE CONDITIONS AND USAGE INSTRUCTION:
The yeast vial should be refrigerated (1-4°C).
1.Remove Activator from refrigeration ( 1-4 °C) and allow to come to room temperature just prior to use.
2.To activate, locate and move the inner pouch to a corner. Place this area in palm of one hand and firmly smack the package with the other hand to break the inner nutrient pouch. Confirm the inner pouch is broken. If you do not require proof of activity, proceed to the 5th step and Direct Pitch. Contents of inner pouch do not need to be transferred to your wort when not Activated.
3.Shake the package well to release the nutrients.
4.Allow the package to swell for 3-5 hours or more (it is not necessary for this package to fully swell before use) at ambient temperature (approx. 70 °F, 21 °C).
5.Use sanitizing solution to sanitize the package before opening.
6.Shake well, open and pour the Activator into 5 gallons (19 L) of well-aerated or oxygenated wort up to 1.060 OG at 65-72 °F (18-22 °C). Maintain temperature until fermentation is evident by CO2 bubble formation, bubbling airlock, or foaming on top of wort. For high gravity or low temperature fermentations, additional yeast may be required.
Classical, fantastic strain for belgian witbier or white IPA. Fruity, estery character well balanced with nice spicy phenols. Best yeast for witbier according to Brasserie en Spirale brewery.
This strain is the pinnacle yeast for Belgian witbiers or white ales. High phenol production contributes an herbal aroma and flavor notes which blends well with herb and fruit adjuncts. Expect nearly 80% attenuation and a slightly lower resulting pH than English or American ale strains creating a dry beer.
A fairly clean strain with medium intensity and spice-like phenol production. With up to 75% attenuation, this strain produces a residual malt character. It helps balance any adjuncts resulting in increased drinkability. Slightly lower resulting pH than English or American ale strains, it creates a slightly tart refreshing beer.