European Lager Wyeast
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 46-56
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 10%
Pitching/Fermentation : This yeast is a good attenuator resulting in beers with a distinctively crisp finish.
Notes : This strain exhibits a very clean and dry flavor profile often found in aggressively hopped lagers. Produces mild aromatics and slight sulfur notes typical of classic pilsners.
Best Styles : German Pils, Czech Premium Pale Lager, Pre-Prohibition Lager, Munich Helles, German Helles Export Bier
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 920
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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