Borne from an exclusive partnership with the famed Jovaru™ Brewery’s “queen of Lithuanian farmhouse beer,” this unique yeast complements farmhouse beers with citrusy esters and restrained phenols. The strain produces a character of lemon pith, black pepper, and a soft mouthfeel. I sveikata!
This strain tests positive for the STA1 gene, an indicator of Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus. This strain may have the ability to metabolize dextrins over time, resulting in higher than expected attenuation.
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Hidden Treasure: Lithuanian Farmhouse Ale
Lithuania and its peculiar, little-known farmhouse ales
Strain Type Lithuanian Ales
Temperature Range 70–95° F (21–35° C)
Alcohol Tolerance 10%