Suitable for California Common and lagers fermented at ambient (ale) temperatures.
A unique lager strain that has the ability to ferment at ale temperatures without the associated off-flavours. Extended lagering periods are also not required.
Strain Classification Sacchoromyces cerevisiae
Recommended Temperature Range 64-68°F (18-20°C)
Flocculation Rate Medium-High
Viable Yeast Cells 50 billion cells per 10g package
Dry Weight 93-96%
Wild Yeast <1 per million cells
Total Bacteria <1 per million cells
GMO Status GMO free
California lager yeast produces a clean lager aroma without the associated sulfur. This yeast is perfect for most kinds of lager.
California lager yeast produces clean and crisp lagers. This yeast is excellent for producing anything from a hoppy pilsner to a helles, allowing excellent malt and hop character to be expressed.
Higher Alcohol Beers
This yeast is not designed for fermenting over 8.5% abv.