A top-fermenting ale yeast suitable for a wide variety of hoppy and distinctive style beers. This strain produces light, delicate fruity esters and helps develop malt character.
- Yeast Classification: Saccharomyces Cerevisiae.
- Recommended Temperature Range: 18-23c.
- Killer Factor: Neutral.
- Performance Characteristics: 5- High, 1- Low.
- Attenuation: 74-78%
- Flocculation Rate: 4
- Compaction: 4
- Dry Weight: 93-96%
- GMO Status: GMO Free.
Aroma Characteristics: Some pear esters, possibly strawberry or kiwi-like aromas can be expected. Clean, delicate malt and hop aromas will survive fermentation. If hop and/or malt aromas are prominent in the beer this strain's aroma characteristics will fade to the background.
Flavour/Mouthfeel: Clean, mostly neutral and smooth, finishes beers moderately dry but does not strip away body. Silky, lightly smooth texture, light to medium body, mild acidity & mostly neutral flavour. Aroma contributions from this yeast strain makes it a good all-rounder for a wide range of ales.
Higher Alcohol Beers: As a very good strain for strong ales, this yeast provides brews with plenty of body, without being heavy or dense.
Suitable For: English & American Pale Ales, Extra Special Bitters & Golden Ales.