Belgian Abbey Wyeast
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 68-78
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 74-78
Flocculation : Medium-Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 12%
Pitching/Fermentation : It can be slow to start; however, it attenuates well.
Notes : A widely used and alcohol tolerant Abbey yeast that is suitable for a variety of Belgian style ales. This strain produces a nice ester profile as well as slightly spicy alcohol notes.
Best Styles : Belgian Dark Strong Ale, Belgian Dubbel, Belgian Specialty Ale, Belgian Tripel, Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer, Witbier
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 500
Dry Yeast Substitution : Abbaye Ale Yeast (Danstar), Nottingham
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