Bavarian Hefe Yeast GY017
Attenuation Medium Gravity* 77% – 81%
Attenuation High Gravity* 66% – 69% (8.9% – 9.6% ABV)
Temperature Range†: 64˚F – 80˚F
Flocculation: very low
A traditional hefe yeast from one of Bavaria’s oldest breweries. Robust attenuator that works over a broad range of temperatures and produces the classic banana and clove notes of the German wheat beer style. Moderate sulfide producer (will dissipate with conditioning).
* Medium Gravity is 14˚ – 16˚Plato. High Gravity is 23˚- 25˚Plato.
† The working temperature range represents the range at which fermentation for a given strain produces a typical attenuation- not necessarily the ideal temperature for your particular beer style. As a rule of thumb, start ale yeast fermentation at 68˚ – 70˚F and then lower or raise temp as desired. Lager Yeast are typically fermented at 45˚ – 58˚F. If desired, Lager Yeast can be given a “hot start” at 65-68˚F and then lowered to the primary temperature after active fermentation begins (10-20hrs).
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