WLP4007 - Saison Blend
WLP4007 - Saison Blend - (The Yeast Bay)
A blend of two unique yeast strains isolated from beers that embody the saison style, this blend is a balance of the many characteristic saison flavors and aromas. One yeast strain is a good attenuator that produces a spicy and mildly tart and tangy beer with a full mouthfeel. The other yeast strain is also a good attenuator that produces a delightful ester profile of grapefruit and orange zest and imparts a long, dry and earthy finish to the beer. Together, they produce a dry but balanced beer with a unique flavor and aroma profile.
|Attenuation||78% - 84%|
|Optimum Temperature||18.8°C - 23.3°C|
Use 1 vial per 19L of beer.
Select a strain/blend best suited for your fermentation.
Store this vial in refrigerator, and remove 3-6 hours priot to use.
Shake vial well to re-suspend, open cap carefully, add to 19L of aerated/oxygenated wort at 21C. Keep at this temperature until fermentation begins, and then change to desired fermentation temperature.
One vial will usually start fermentation in 5-15 hours.
Wild yeast ,bacteria and blends may take longer.
The keys to a quick start to fermentation are good aeration / oxygenation and temperature of ~21C at all times until fermentation begins.
If the O.G. is over 1.070
If the yeast is past its 'best before' date
or if a faster start to fermentation is desired, a starter culture can be made.
Starters are not recommended with blends as the proportions of different organisms can be altered.
Best before date is 4 months after bottling.
|Attenuation||Medium 75% - 90%|