From: Imperial Yeast
Type: Yeast • Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Excellent yeast strain for any hop forward beers. Wonderfully suited for juicy, hazy New England IPAs. Commonly referred to as the conan yeast strain, it's ready to attack your IPA. Barbarian produces stone fruit esters that work great when paired with citrus hops. Barbarian will give you what you need for an exceptionally balanced IPA, leaving a nice round and full bodied mouthfeel.
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Brewing Properties of Barbarian
The functional properties of brewing yeasts have a direct impact on the performance, quality and economics of the resulting beer.
The alcohol tolerance determines the ABV at which yeast cells go dormant and stop fermenting.
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
The optimal temperature is the range in which the yeast performs best without putting off any off-flavors. Pitching the yeast into wort usually happens at the low end of the temperature range.
Comparable Beer Yeasts
If you cannot find Barbarian (A04) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.
Common Beer Styles using Barbarian
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Barbarian yeast:
American Pale Ale, Black IPA, White IPA, Imperial IPA, American Pale Ale, English IPA, Red IPA, Robust Porter, American Stout, Winter Seasonal Beer, American Barleywine, Imperial Stout, American Strong Ale, Wheatwine, Cream Ale, American Wheat Beer, Blonde Ale, American Amber Ale & American Brown Ale
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