British Haze (GY128)
Type: Yeast • Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
This strain is one of the most widely used yeast strains for New England IPA’s. A slightly sweet finish and light, fruity flavor provides the perfect canvas for hazy beers as well as traditional, malt-forward ales. Beers fermented with this strain will finish with a pronounced body and a soft mouthfeel.
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Brewing Properties of British Haze
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 British Haze (GY128) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.
Common Beer Styles using British Haze
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the British Haze yeast:
New England IPA, American IPA, English IPA, Bitter & Brown Ale
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