Abbey IV Ale Yeast *Plat* White Labs
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 66-72
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 74-82
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : High 10-15%
Pitching/Fermentation : Conditions beer very fast. Clean at the low end, and supposedly is pretty fruity at the warm end. Vigorous fermenter.
Notes : An authentic Trappist style yeast. Use for Belgian style ales, dubbels, tripels, and specialty beers. Fruit character is medium, in between White Labs 500 (high) and White Labs 530 (low). Less estery and more subtle for Belgian strain
Best Styles : Belgian Blonde/Dubbel/Trippel/Golden Strong/Quadrupel
Looking for a Liquid or Dry Yeast Substitution? The brewers at Austin Homebrew Supply have tried most of them. The following are some suggestions that have worked for us.
Liquid Yeast Substitution : Wyeast 1762
Dry Yeast Substitution : Abbaye Ale Yeast (Danstar)
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