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BREWER’S YEAST FOR DELICATE & HOPPED BEERS

German ale brewer’s yeast producing subtle fermentation character. Depending on the conditions tend to present floral and balanced fruity character. Ideal for delicate beers such as German Kolsch beers, Belgian Wits and some versions of Session Beers. Suitable for heavily hopped beers and has the ability to form a large firm head when fermenting. Its lower attenuation profile makes for beers with a good mouthfeel. 

Yeast Features:

  • Fermentation Temperature: 59–68F 
  • Attenuation: 80–84%
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 9-11%

Perfect strain to ferment:

  • German Kolsch
  • German Alt
  • Berliner Weisse 
  • Gose
  • NEIPA - New England IPAs
  • IPAs

Looking to brew a NEIPA? Fermentis offers 3 great strains for brewing New England IPAs. Check out Fermentis New England IPA Yeast Strains post for more info on NEIPA style.

SafAle S-33 has the juiciest character and allows the release of intense hop tropical notes. 

SafAle K-97 has the greenest, herbal and citrus side of the hop character.

SafAle S-04 releases more stone fruit notes and citrus character.

Additional information

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SKU

Y025

Yeast Disclaimer We strongly recommend ordering dry yeast in the summer months. We do include complimentary ice packs with all liquid yeasts. It is difficult to guarantee that the ice packs will survive the trip given transit times and particularly hot temperatures.
Yeast Format Dry
Flocculation Medium
Min Attenuation

80

Max Attenuation

84

Min Fermenting Temp

59

Max Fermenting Temp

68

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Hungry
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J.R.
K97 Kolsch Altbier makes a crisp, clean beer
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D.S.
Not a bad substitute for Lager yeast.
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J.W.
Reliable as always, strong primary fermentation
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T.
Great Performer. Neutral flavor

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