Wyeast 1764 Pacman
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 60-72
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 72-78
Flocculation : Medium-High
Alcohol Tolerance : 12%
Pitching/Fermentation : John Maier (Rogue Brewmaster) says it loves a 60 degree ferment. Pacman is alcohol tolerant, flocculent, attenuates well and will produce beers with little to no diacetyl.
Notes : Very mild fruit complements a dry, mineral finish making this a fairly neutral strain. Pacman's flavor profile and performance makes it a great choice for use in many different beer styles.
Best Styles : American Pale Ale, American Amber Ale, American Brown Ale, Brown Porter, Cream Ale, Irish Red Ale, Strong Scotch Ale, Dry Stout, American Stout, Russian Imperial Stout, American IPA, Imperial IPA, American Barleywine, Fruit Beer, Spice/Herb/or Vegetable Beer, Christmas/Winter Specialty Spice Beer, Other Smoked Beer, Wood-Aged Beer
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 : White Labs 051
Dry Yeast Substitution : Mangrove Jack's US West Coast M44
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