(BY640-1056) This is Wyeast's most popular beer yeast. American Ale is extremely flexible and can
be used in many, many different beer styles. It excells when used with beer recipes that require the malt and hops to be the predominant characteristic of the beer. This beer yeast produces very little fruitness or esters on its own. However, some citrus notes can be produced by fermenting on the cooler end of its temperature range.
About Wyeast Beer Yeast:
- Flocculation: Medium-Low
- Attenuation: 73-77%
- Temperature Range: 60-72F, 15-22C
- Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 11% ABV
These are "Direct Pitch Activators™" designed specifically for brewing beer at home. Each pouch contains 100% pure liquid beer yeast. Over 100 billion yeast cells are in each pouch. This is enough to easily ferment 5 gallons of homebrew. Also inside the pouch is an internal nutrient packet. This is the Wyeast Smack-Pack. By smacking and breaking open the nutrient pack within the pouch you are able to pre-start your beer yeast before adding it to your wort.