Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast White Labs
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 52-58
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 65-73
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : Medium-High 8-12%
Pitching/Fermentation : This yeast produces a very malty, bock like style. It does not finish as dry as WLP830. This yeast is much slower in the first generation than WLP830, so we encourage a larger starter to be used the first generation or schedule a longer lagering time
Notes : n/a
Best Styles : Oktoberfest, Marzen
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 2206
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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