Red Star Premier Blanc Wine Yeast
Red Star Premier Blanc, AKA Pasteur Blanc, AKA UCD #595, is an all purpose and vigorous, moderately foaming and sulfite tolerant strain useful in producing white wines.
This strain leaves behind a pleasant yeasty flavor. This strain is not used in producing sparkling wines.
Temperature range: 59-86 F.
Alcohol Tolerance: 13-15%, but can exceed 16% with a healthy ferment.
An excellent yeast for brewing cider!
This is a perfect yeast for a small ginger beer batch. It gives it a great taste.
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Add a little extra sugar and shoot the alcohol up in the 18% range. I've never received a package that was not active. I have other high alcohol tolerant yeasts and this one works the best for me. You might try using it to make champagne.
Ferments well in high ABV and/or low pH environments