Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 50-55
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 72-78
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : 5-10%
Pitching/Fermentation : Clean, crisp European lager yeast with low sulfur production.
Notes : The strain originates from a very old brewery in West Belgium. Great for European style pilsners, dark lagers, Vienna lager, and American style lagers.
Best Styles : Great for European style pilsners, dark lagers, Vienna lager, and American style 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 : n/a
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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