Friday, April 4, 2014

Arrived: Wyeast Private Collection For 2Q


Wyeast 1581-PC Belgian Stout
Beer Styles: Belgian Pale Ale, Belgian Specialty Ale, Belgian Dubbel, Triple and Quad, Belgian Strong Golden and Dark Ales, Belgian Blonde Ale, Saison
Profile: A very versatile ale strain from Belgium. Excellent for Belgian stout and Belgian Specialty ales. Ferments to dryness and produces moderate levels of esters without significant phenolic or spicy characteristics.
Alc. Tolerance          12% ABV
Flocculation             medium
Attenuation             70-85%
Temp. Range           65-75°F (18-24°C)
Wyeast 2005-PC Cerveza Mexicana Lager
Beer Styles: Premium, Standard, and Light American-style Lagers; Vienna; Classic American Pilsner; American-style Bock and Dark American Lagers.
Profile: New for 2014, this strain is well-suited to delicate lager styles where balance is key. Neutral flavor with crisp finish allows refined, subtle malt flavors to come through. Production of diacetyl and sulfur during fermentation is typically low.
Alc. Tolerance            9% ABV  
Flocculation               medium
Attenuation                71-76%             
Temp. Range              48-56°F (9-13°C)
Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II
Beer Styles: Kölsch, Northern German Altbier, Düsseldorf Altbier
Profile: This authentic Kolsch strain from one of Germany’s leading brewing schools has a rich flavor profile which accentuates a soft malt finish. It has Low or no detectable diacetyl production and will also ferment well at colder temperatures for fast lager type beers.
Alc. Tolerance           10% ABV
Flocculation              low
Attenuation               73-77%
Temp. Range             55-70°F (13-21°C)