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KOLSCH BIER Yeast from GigaYeast

KOLSCH BIER (GY021)

From: GigaYeast
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid

From one of the oldest Kolsch breweries in Koln. Ferments cold to produce crisp tasting lager-like ales.

Brewing Properties of KOLSCH BIER

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.
Unknown
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
79-83%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
Medium-High
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.
60-72° F
(16-22° C)

Comparable Beer Yeasts

If you cannot find KOLSCH BIER (GY021) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.

Common Beer Styles using KOLSCH BIER

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

Kolsch, Pale Ale, Alt, India Pale Ale, Cream Ale, Amber


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