Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 50-55
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 66-73
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : Medium-High 8-12%
Pitching/ Fermentation: From Southern Germany, this yeast finishes malty with a slight ester profile.
Notes: From Southern Germany, this yeast finishes malty with a slight ester profile.
Best Styles: Oktoberfest, Bock, and Dark 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 2247
Dry Yeast Substitution: Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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