US West Coast Yeast is a high attenuating, top-fermenting strain that ferments with almost completely neutral attributes across a wide range of wort strengths and temperature ranges.
Thanks to these neutral characteristics, it can be used for a wide range of styles, even if it is at its best in hop prominent American style ales.
It produces a moderately high acidity which allows the tangy, citrus hop aromas to really punch through. At the same time it also enhancing the toasted and dark malt characters.
Aroma: A very neutral strain even when fermented in higher gravity worts and warmer temperatures. Tangy citrus and pine hops aromas will be enhanced, as well as roasted and dark malt aromas.
Flavour/Mouth Feel: This strain is at its best in hop prominent American style ales. Beers fermented with this strain will finish dry and crisp.
Higher alcohol beers: Remaining very neutral, this strain excels in strong ales with simple malt bills.
Recommended usage: 1 sachet for 23 L of wort at 18-23°C for beers with OG up to 1.050, for beers with OG higher than 1.050 we suggest to use 2 sachets.
Fermentation observations: This yeast is a vigorous fermenter and highly attenuating strain, building high beer head within two days. Fermentation above the minimal temperature of 18°C is recommended, fermentation times will vary with wort strength, pitching temperature, composition and pitching rate.
|Ingredients||Yeast, emulsifier E491.|
|Preservation||Store in a cool and dry place.|
|Type of Fermentation||Top-fermentation|
|Info||This yeast does not require rehydration before use|
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