The famed Jovaru Brewery historic strain, Jovaru® comes from the queen of Lithuanian farmhouse beer herself. With citrusy esters and restrained phenols, expect lemon pith and black pepper character, and a soft mouthfeel. This unique yeast complements farmhouse beers and makes a great Wit. I sveikata!
JOVARU is an ALDONA UDRIENE® yeast strain that originates from the famous JOVARU Brewery that has been in operation since the mid-19th century.
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.
- Flocculation: Medium-Low
- Attenuation: 80-85%
- Temperature Range: 70–95° F (21–35° C)
- Alcohol Tolerance: 10%
- Phenolic: Yes
- Diastatic: Yes