LalBrew Premium Series - Diamond Lager Yeast x 11g - Lallemand
Technical Data Sheet - Diamond
Best Practices - Propagation - Diamond Lager
LalBrew Diamond Lager yeast is a true lager strain originating in Germany. Chosen for its robust character, LalBrew Diamond Lager yeast delivers excellent fermentation performance and has the ability to produce clean, authentic lagers.
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LalBrew - Premium Diamond Lager Yeast x 11g - Lallemand -
Diamond Lager yeast is a true lager strain originating in Germany. Diamond Lager yeast delivers excellent fermentation performance and has the ability to produce clean, authentic lagers.
Traditional styles brewed with the Diamond include but are not limited to Munich Helles, Dortmunder Export, German Pilsner, Bohemian Pilsner, American Pilsner, Vienna Lager, Oktoberfest/Märzen, Dark American Lager, Munich Dunkel, Schwarzbier, Traditional Bock, Doppelbock, Eisbock and California Common.
Classified as Saccharomyces pastorianus, a bottom-fermenting yeast.
Typical Analysis of Diamond yeast:
Percent solids 93% - 97%
Viability ≥ 5 x 109
CFU per gram of dry yeast
Wild Yeast < 1 per 10^6
Bacteria < 1 per 10^6
Finished product is released to the market only after passing a rigorous series of tests
*See specifications sheet for details
In Lallemand’s Standard Conditions Wort at 12°C (54°F) Diamond yeast exhibits:
Vigorous fermentation that can be completed in 5 days
High attenuation and High flocculation
Neutral flavor and aroma, typical of traditional lagers
The optimal temperature range for Diamond yeast when producing traditional styles is 10°C(50°F) to 15°C(59°F)
Lag phase, total fermentation time, attenuation and flavor are dependent on pitch rate,
yeast handling, fermentation temperature and nutritional quality of the wort.
To ensure a healthy fermentation it is a good idea to incorporate some yeast nutrient in your brewing. You can purchase some here.
The benefits of using yeast nutrient are described in the pdf and video below: