SafAle BE-134 (BE-134)
Type: Yeast • Packet: Dry
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus
STA1 gene: Yes
This typical brewer's yeast strain is recommended for well-attenuated beers, produces fruity, floral and phenolic notes and a dry character. Produces highly refreshing beers, it is ideal for Belgian-Saison style.
Brewing Properties of SafAle BE-134
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.
Common Beer Styles using SafAle BE-134
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the SafAle BE-134 yeast:
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