Bavarian Lager Wyeast
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 46-58
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 73-77
Flocculation : Medium-High
Alcohol Tolerance : 9%
Pitching/Fermentation : A thorough diacetyl rest is recommended after fermentation is complete.
Notes : Used by many German breweries to produce rich, full-bodied, malty beers, this strain is a good choice for bocks and doppelbocks.
Best Styles : Classic Rauchbier, Doppelbock, Eisbock, Maibock/Helles Bock, Munich Dunkel, Oktoberfest/Märzen, Schwarzbier (Black Beer), Traditional Bock
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 820
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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