Wyeast 9097 Old Ale Yeast Blend - Seasonal Limited Release
To bring in a bit of English brewing heritage we developed the “Old Ale” blend. It includes an attenuative ale strain along with a small amount of Brettanomyces. The blend will ferment well in dark worts, producing fruity beers with nice complexity. The Brettanomyces adds a pie cherry-like flavor and sourness during prolonged aging.
Seasonal availability only.
- Temp Range: 68-75°F
- Attenuation: 75-80%
- Flocculation: Medium
- ABV Tolerance: 12-14%
Recommended Styles/Recipe Kits:
- British Strong Ale
- Old Ale
- English Barleywine - Barleywine
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*NOTE:*During summer months, we include complimentary ice packs will all liquid yeast orders. However, it is difficult to guarantee that the ice packs will stay frozen given transit times and particularly hot temperatures. For this reason, we recommend ordering dry yeast during summer months.
|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 Style||British Ale,Sour Strains|
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