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Wyeast 3638 Bavarian Wheat


SKU# Y3638

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Wyeast 3638 Bavarian Wheat is a top cropping Hefeweizen strain with complex flavor and aroma. Balance of banana and bubble gum esters with lychee and apple/plum esters and cloves.


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Wyeast 3638 Bavarian Wheat - Beer Yeast

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Apparent attenuation: 70-76%. Flocculation: low. Optimum temp: 64°-75° F

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Yeast Format Liquid
Yeast Style Wheat Ale
Min Fermenting Temp 64
Max Fermenting Temp 75
Flocculation Low
Min Attenuation % 70
Max Attenuation % 76
4.3 / 5.0
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Excellent hefewiezen strain
This strain is great for producing classic Bavarian style hefeweizens. I've used it twice so far with excellent results. Fermented in the low 70s. Lots of banana and clove flavors!
August 12, 2013
Wy #3638 Bavarian Wheat Yeast
Made a really tasty wheat ale. I fermented in the upper temps recommended for this yeast, green-apple esters really show! Fruity but not tart, dry & crisp, an excellent Summertime thirst quencher of a wheat (80% pale wheat & 20% 6-row. Did NOT... get the banana or clove. Airlock began popping in about 10 hours, stopped in 2 1/2 days. Flocculation was higher than I anticipated! Definitely a keeper!
July 13, 2015
Great Strain
Wyeast SmackPacks are definitely the way if your not going to culture a strain. This strain is a "top cropping" yeast and it rafted pretty severely for my, but settled out in a day or two. I definitely get the banana taste, but not to overwhelming.
December 19, 2013
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