Commonly referred to as “chico” this yeast is a craft brewing standard, loved for its extremely clean character.
This strain is the go-to for craft brewers. HIghly popular- this strain performs well at standard ale temperatures but can be used in the low 60s to produce exceptionally crisp ales. Flocculation is in the middle of the road and will typically require filtration or fining to achieve crystal clear beers.
- Flocculation: Low-Medium
- Attenuation: 72-77%
- Temperature Range: 60-72 F (16-22 C)
- Alcohol Tolerance: 12%
- Haze: Low
- Phenolic Off-Flavor: Negative
- Distatic: Negative
- American, Clean, Versatile