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Whiteout Yeast from Imperial Yeast

Whiteout (B44)

From: Imperial Yeast
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae

The go-to brewing yeast strain for wit beers. Whiteout produces an excellent balance of spicy phenolic character and esters. Along with the necessary aromatics, this strain produces a significant amount of acidity which is perfect for wits and other light colored Belgian ales. Whiteout can be flocculent during fermentation, then become non-flocculent at the end. This may lead to slower than normal fermentation.

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Brewing Properties of Whiteout

The functional properties of brewing yeasts have a direct impact on the performance, quality and economics of the resulting beer.

Alcohol Tolerance
The alcohol tolerance determines the ABV at which yeast cells go dormant and stop fermenting.
10%
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
72-76%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
Medium-Low
Optimal Temperature
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.
62-72° F
(17-22° C)

Comparable Beer Yeasts

If you cannot find Whiteout (B44) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.

Common Beer Styles using Whiteout

These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Whiteout yeast:

Hefeweizen, Witbier, Belgian IPA, Trappist Single, Saison


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