Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale

SKU# Y1388

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Robust flavor yeast with moderate to high alcohol tolerance. Fruity nose and palate, dry, tart finish.

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Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale - Beer Yeast

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Robust flavor yeast with moderate to high alcohol tolerance. Fruity nose and palate, dry, tart finish. Apparent attenuation: 73-77%. Flocculation: low. Optimum temp: 65°-75° F

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Yeast FormatLiquid
Yeast StyleBelgian Ale
Min Fermenting Temp64
Max Fermenting Temp80
FlocculationLow
Min Attenuation %74
Max Attenuation %78
Reviews
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Belgium Strong Ale
Use to make a Duvel Clone. Very close to the real thing
October 14, 2015
Great Yeast!
Yeast has great attenuation sbd just enough character. Ideal yeast for golden strong ales.
October 5, 2015
Belgian Strong
I used this yeast only once on a strong ale. This yeast really takes off using a yeast starter and the finished product was great. I would recommend this yeast for any strong Belgian Ale.
December 1, 2013
World Class English Barley Wine!
I would definitely recommend this yeast for barley wine. Making 5 gallons pushed my equipment to the max! Next batch will be 3-4 gallons. I did use a yeast starter( per Jamil) glad I did.
July 12, 2013
Be nice to it and it will be nice to you...
Love the devilish side to this yeast and use it for all my Belgian Strong Goldens. In my experience it works fast but finishes very dusty and with a high terminal gravity that takes a very llloooonnnggg time to sort out in Secondary. However, I've finally bit the bullet and purchased a stir plate and run pure O2 into primary prior to pitching (where I used to make a starter and shake the primary to oxygenate). The increased yeast volume and dissolved O2 have made all the difference. Reduced primary to 10 days with a drop down to 1.008.
October 25, 2013
Best yeast for mead.
Out of 10 ale yeasts, this is the best yeast for production of delicious mead in one month!
September 26, 2013
Great flavors for mead!
This yeast was brought to my attention by reviewer LoveofRose and it is every bit as good as he says. Also a review for Northern Brewer packaging! My 1388 arrived safe and sound thanks to NB using a cold pack to stave off the Miami heat. Makes great mead in a month!
November 15, 2013
Not what I expected
Expecting 100 billion cells per pack. Getting an older pack with an est if 60 % viability is not what I expected. Will not order yeast from here again.
November 15, 2015
Response from Northern Brewer
Liquid yeast packets are rated to make awesome beer below OG 1.060 if used within 6 months of manufacture. We send them with no less than half their shelf life.
November 21, 2016
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