PC Hella Bock Wyeast
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 48-56
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 70-74
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : 12%
Pitching/Fermentation : Beers fermented with this strain will benefit from a temperature rise for a diacetyl rest at the end of primary fermentation.
Notes : Direct from the Austrian Alps, this strain will produce rich, full-bodied and malty beers with a complex flavor profile and a great mouth feel. Attenuates well while still leaving plenty of malt character and body.
Best Styles : Lager, Oktoberfest/Marzen, Munich Dunkel, Schwarzbier, Traditional Bock, Maibock/Hellesbock, Dopplebock, Eisbock
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 833
Dry Yeast Substitution : Diamond Lager Yeast, Saflager S-189, Saflager S-23
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