Belgian Abbey II Wyeast
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 65-75
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : 12%
Pitching/Fermentation : Conditions beer very fast. Clean at the low end, and supposedly is pretty fruity at the warm end. Vigorous fermenter.
Notes : An excellent yeast strain for use in Belgian dark strong ales. This strain has a relatively “clean profile” which allows a rich malt and distinctive ethanol character to shine. Delicate dried fruit esters can be produced when used at higher fermentation temperatures or in a high gravity wort.
Best Styles : American Barleywine, Belgian Blond Ale, Belgian Dark Strong Ale, Belgian Golden Strong Ale, Belgian Specialty Ale, Bière de Garde, Russian Imperial Stout, Strong Scotch Ale
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 540
Dry Yeast Substitution : Nottingham, BRY-97 American West Coast Ale Yeast (Danstar)
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