Yeast – Dry

Ales

Name Supplier Atten Flocc Temp Range Alc Tol Description
Nottingham Ale Danstar 73-77% Medium to High 14-21°C Medium The Nottingham strain was selected for its highly flocculant (precipitating) and relatively full attenuation (transforming sugar into alcohol) properties. It produces low concentrations of fruity and estery aromas and has been described as neutral for an ale yeast, allowing the full natural flavor of malt to develop. Good tolerance to low fermentation temperatures, 14°C (57°F), allow this strain to brew lager-style beer.
BRY-97 American West Coast Danstar 74-76% Medium 18-21°C Medium BRY-97 American West Coast Yeast was selected from the Siebel Institute Culture Collection and is used by a number of commercial breweries to produce different types of ale. Quick start and vigorous fermentation, which can be completed in 4 days above 17 °C. The aroma is slightly estery, almost neutral and does not display malodours when properly handled. It may tend, because of flocculation, to slightly reduce hop bitter levels
Windsor Ale Danstar 73-75% Medium 17-21°C Medium This yeast produces a beer which is estery to both palate and nose with a slight fresh yeasty flavor. These are usually described as full-bodied, fruity English ales. Depending on the substrate, the Windsor demonstrates moderate attenuation which will leave a relatively high gravity (density).
Mauribrew 514 Ale Yeast Mauribrew 80-83% Medium 20-32°C High Mauribrew Ale 514 is suitable for all top fermented beers: English or Belgian Ales, Strong Ale, Koelsch, Porter or Stout. Its subtle yeasty flavours contribute to the aromatic complexity of the beer.
Safale S-04 Yeast Fermentis 70-75% High 15-24°C Medium A well-known, commercial English ale yeast, selected for its fast fermentation character and its ability to form a very compact sediment at the end of the fermentation, helping to improve beer clarity. This yeast is recommended for the production of a large range of ale beers and is specially well adapted to cask-conditioned ales and fermentation in cylindro-conical tanks.
Safale US-05 Yeast Fermentis 81% Low to Medium 15-24°C Medium A ready-to-pitch dry American ale yeast. Safale US-05 produces well balanced beers with low diacetyl and a very clean, crisp end palate.
M44 US West Coast Mangrove Jack’s High High 18-23°C A top fermenting ale strain suitable for American style ales. This yeast produces an exceptionally clean flavour, ideal for when you want the hop character to really punch through. Suitable for American style pale ale, American double IPA, American style imperial stout and more.
M07 British Ale Mangrove Jack’s High Very High 16-22°C A top-fermenting ale strain suitable or many types of ales of all strengths. Ferments with a neutral yeast aroma to ensure the full character of the malts and hops are prominent in each beer. Suitable for India pale ale, porter, stouts, barley wine and more.
M79 Burton Union Yeast Mangrove Jack’s High High 18-23°C A top-fermenting ale yeast suitable for a wide variety of hoppy and distinctive English style beers. This strain products light and delicate fruity esters and does not strip away malt character or body. Suitable for ordinary bitter, extra special bitter, golden ale.
M03 UK Dark Ale Yeast Mangrove Jack’s Medium Medium 18-22°C A top fermenting ale yeast suitable for a variety of hearty British ales, promoting exceptional body and flavour. Ferments with full, rich dark fruit flavours. Suitable for dark mild ale, English brown ale, Scottish heavy ale.
M10 Workhorse Yeast Mangrove Jack’s High Medium Lager styles at 15-20°C,all other beer styles at 20-32°C A top fermenting yeast which produces a clean, crisp flavour suitable for a wide variety of styles with different fermenting temperatures. This versatile yeast is well suited to making cask or bottle conditioned beer. Suitable for brewing a range of styles from light lager to Baltic porter.

Speciality/Belgian

Name Supplier Atten Flocc Temp Range Alc Tol Description
Brewferm Blanche Wheat Yeast Brewferm N/A N/A 18-24°C Medium This is a dry wheat beer yeast from Belgium, perfect for Belgian Wit and other European wheat beer styles. Ferments very clean with very little sulphur but will leave desired cloudiness and hint of spice.
Danstar Munich Wheat Beer Yeast Danstar N/A Very Low 13-19°C Medium Danstar Munich Wheat Beer yeast originated in Bavaria, Germany, the home of many of the world’s great wheat beer breweries, and is classified as saccharomyces cerevisiae. The propagation and drying processes for Munich yeast has been specifically designed to deliver high quality brewing yeast that can be used to produce wheat beers of the finest quality.
Weiss Yeast Mauribrew N/A N/A 15-30°C High Mauribrew Weiss produces large quantities of fermentation aromas (esters, higher alcohols) that contribute to the complexity of German style wheat beers. Mauribrew Weiss is also suitable for special beers made with macerated fruits, honey or any kind of sugar based additional ingredients. Genuine Bavarian strain which imparts typical esters and other fermentation aromas typical of German wheat beers. Excellent settling properties at lower temperatures.
Safbrew S-33 Yeast Fermentis 70-75% Medium 15-24°C High A very popular general purpose yeast, displaying both very robust conservation properties and consistent performance. This yeast produces superb flavour profiles and is used for the production of a varied range of top fermented special beers (Belgian type wheat beers, Trappist, etc.)
Safbrew T-58 Yeast Fermentis 71-75% Medium 15-24°C High A speciality yeast selected for it’s estery somewhat peppery and spicy flavour development. Sediment medium. Final gravity: high. Also recommended for bottle-conditioning of beers.
Safbrew WB-06 Yeast Fermentis N/A N/A 16-24°C Medium A speciality yeast selected for wheat beer fermentations. The yeast produces subtle estery and phenol flavour notes typical of wheat beers.

Lager

Name Supplier Atten Flocc Temp Range Alc Tol Description
Lager Yeast Brewferm N/A High 10-15°C Medium A sturdy lager yeast, delivering a consistent neutral fermentation with little or no Sulphur components or other undesirable by-products.
Lager 497 Mauribrew N/A N/A 12-14°C Medium Lager 497 is a bottom fermenting lager yeast that produces highly desirable flavour characteristics consistent with quality lager beer. While producing almost no yeast head during fermentation, it is a rapid fermenter with a low oxygen requirement, generally completing within 5 days. This strain has good settling properties, resulting in a green beer of good clarity.
Saflager S-23 Yeast Fermentis N/A N/A 9-15°C Medium This bottom fermenting yeast is originates from the VLB (Berlin) in Germany and is known under the code RH. The strain is used by Western European commercial breweries and has been reported to produce lagers with some fruity and estery notes.
Saflager W-34/70 Dry Lager Yeast Fermentis 73-77% High 9-15°C Medium A dry German lager yeast from Weihenstephan in Germany that produces a lager with a crisp character.
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