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BRITISH ALE VIII Yeast from Omega Yeast

BRITISH ALE VIII (OYL-016)

From: Omega Yeast
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid

A ridiculously thorough flocculator thought to be from a highly regarded English ESB. This strain has unique fruitiness and noticeable finishing sweetness. Drops out quickly and completely. Easy to crop, but needs a diacetyl rest. To enhance the fruit, ferment up at the recommended temperature ceiling.

Brewing Properties of BRITISH ALE VIII

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.
9%
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
67-71%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
Very 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.
64-72° F
(18-22° C)

Comparable Beer Yeasts

If you cannot find BRITISH ALE VIII (OYL-016) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.

Common Beer Styles using BRITISH ALE VIII

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

Ales, British Ales


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