Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a well-known antioxidant that stabilizes the flavor and color of the beer. Especially recommended in beers with a large amount of aromatic hops. Thanks to its use, the beer retains its aroma longer and does not darken.
This authentic Kolsch strain from one of Germany’s leading brewing schools has a rich flavor profile which accentuates a soft malt finish. It has low or no detectable diacetyl production and will also ferment well at colder temperatures for fast lager type beers.
LalBrew Köln is ideal for brewing traditional Kölsch-style beers and other neutral ales. The neutral character of this strain accentuates delicate hop aromas while imparting subtle fruity esters. Through expression of a ß-glucosidase enzyme, Köln can promote hop biotransformation and accentuate hop flavor and aroma.
Sourced from a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany, this strain is fitting for German ales such as ko¨lsch and altbier. Known for accentuating hop flavor and bitterness while creating crisp, clean lager like characters, it performs exceptionally well at temperatures ranging from 18-20°C and does not ferment well below 17°C after peak fermentation.
This Kolsch strain is warmer fermenting than Kolsch I (OYL-017), flocculates much better and clears more quickly, so it is a little easier to manage. It is a lager-like ale strain that’s lightly fruity, crisp and clean with a hint of sulfur that disappears with age to leave a clean ale. Accentuates hop flavors.