German Ale Wyeast
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 55-68
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 11%
Pitching/Fermentation : A true top cropping yeast with low ester formation. Fermentation at higher temperatures may produce mild fruitiness. Beers mature rapidly, even when cold fermentation is used. Low or no detectable diacetyl.
Notes : Traditional Alt yeast from Dusseldorf, Germany. Produces clean, slightly sweet alt beers. Does not accentuate hop flavor as White Labs 029 does.
Best Styles : American Wheat or Rye Beer, Berliner Weisse, Bière de Garde, Düsseldorf Altbier, Kölsch,Northern German Altbier
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 : White Labs 036, White Labs 029
Dry Yeast Substitution : Danstar Munich, Safale K-97
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