Omega Yeast West Coast Ale I
OYL-004 Now With 50% More Yeast!
Fermentation Temp Range (Degrees F): 60-73
Apparent Attenuation Range (%): 73-80
Alcohol Tolerance: 11%
Cell Count: 150 Billion
Pitching/Fermentation: "Chico" is a reliable, versatile and popular neutral foundation for displays of malts and hops. Highly attenuative and moderately flocculating, it ferments crisp and clean with light citrus notes under 66 Degrees F (19 Degrees C). Also try DIPA (OYL-052) or British I (OYL-006) to highlight hops more, or West Coast Ale II (OYL-009) and Scottish Ale (OYL-015) for malt displays.
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: WY1056,
Dry Yeast Substitution: Safale US-05, Nottingham, BRY-97
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