Bohemian Lager Wyeast
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 45-68
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Medium-Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 9%
Pitching/Fermentation : A versatile strain, that is great to use with lagers or Pilsners for fermentations in the 45-55°F (8-12°C) range. It may also be used for Common beer production with fermentations at 65-68°F (18-20°C). A thorough diacetyl rest is recommended after fermentation is complete.
Notes : This Carlsberg type yeast is the most widely used lager strain in the world. This strain produces a distinct malty profile with some ester character and a crisp finish.
Best Styles : Baltic Porter, Bière de Garde, Bohemian Pilsner, Classic American Pilsner, Dark American Lager, Doppelbock, Dortmunder Export, Eisbock, German Pilsner (Pils), Maibock/Helles Bock, Munich Dunkel, Munich Helles, Oktoberfest/Märzen, Schwarzbier (Black Beer), Traditional Bock, Vienna Lager
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 830, W34/70
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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