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BRITISH ALE III Yeast from Omega Yeast

BRITISH ALE III (OYL-008)

From: Omega Yeast
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid

This is a top cropping, complex and malty strain. A shy starter, it's slow but steady to ferment and a notorious diacetyl maker. Despite its finicky nature, its noteworthy esters match well with English style ales. It is highly flocculent and clears extremely well without filtration.

Brewing Properties of BRITISH ALE III

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.
67-74%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
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.
64-74° F
(18-23° C)

Comparable Beer Yeasts

If you cannot find BRITISH ALE III (OYL-008) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.

Common Beer Styles using BRITISH ALE III

These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the BRITISH ALE III yeast:

Ales, British Ales


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