San Francisco Lager Yeast White Labs
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 58-65
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 65-70
Flocculation : High
Alcohol Tolerance : up to 12%
Pitching/Fermentation : This yeast is used to produce the "California Common" style beer. A unique lager strain which has the ability to ferment up to 65 degrees while retaining lager characteristics.
Notes : Can also be fermented down to 50 degrees for production of marzens, pilsners and other style lagers.
Best Styles : California Common, Marzen, Pilsner, Lagers
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 2112
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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