Omega Yeast British Ale VIII
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Species: British Ales
Fermentation Temp Range (Degrees F): 64-72
Apparent Attenuation Range (%): 67-71
Flocculation: Very High
Alcohol Tolerance: 9%
Cell Count: 150 Billion
Pitching/Fermentation: A ridiculously thorough flocculator thought to be from a highly regarded English ESB. This strain has unique fruitiness and noticeable finishing sweetness. Drops out quickly and completely. Easy to crop, but needs a diacetyl rest. To enhance the fruit, ferment up at the recommended temperature ceiling.
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: WY1968
Dry Yeast Substitution: Windsor, Nottingham, Fermentis US-05
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