Belgian Golden Ale Yeast White Labs
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 68-75
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-78
Flocculation : Low
Alcohol Tolerance : High 10-15%
Pitching/Fermentation : Attenuation increases with less crystal malts and more sugar to get the classic Duvel character
Notes : From East Flanders, versatile yeast that can produce light Belgian ales to high gravity Belgian beers (12% ABV). A combination of fruitiness and phenolic characteristics dominate the flavor profile. Some sulfur is produced during fermentation, which will dissipate following the end of fermentation.
Best Styles : Belgian Golden Strong
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 1388
Dry Yeast Substitution : Abbaye Ale Yeast (Danstar)
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