Bavarian Weizen Yeast White Labs
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 66-70
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Low
Alcohol Tolerance : Medium 5-10%
Pitching/Fermentation : This strain produces a classic German-style wheat beer, with moderately high, spicy, phenolic overtones reminiscent of cloves.
Notes : Former Yeast Lab W51 yeast strain, acquired from Dan McConnell.
Best Styles : German Wheat Beer
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 : Wyeast 3638, Yeast Lab W51
Dry Yeast Substitution : n/a
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