Octoberfest Lager Blend Wyeast
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 48-58
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Medium-Low
Alcohol Tolerance : 9%
Pitching/Fermentation : This strain is low in sulfur production.
Notes : This blend of lager strains is designed to produce a rich, malty, complex and full bodied Oktoberfest style beer. It attenuates well while leaving plenty of malt character and mouthfeel.
Best Styles : Baltic Porter, Classic Rauchbier, Oktoberfest/Märzen, 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 820
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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