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WEST COAST ALE III Yeast from Omega Yeast

WEST COAST ALE III (OYL-043)

From: Omega Yeast
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid

Neutral and versatile, this strain is low ester-producing with balanced flavor and aroma. Highly alcohol tolerant. Similar to West Coast Ale I (OYL-004) but faster and more flocculent.

Brewing Properties of WEST COAST 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.
11%
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
76-83%
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.
65-68° F
(18-20° C)

Comparable Beer Yeasts

If you cannot find WEST COAST ALE III (OYL-043) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.

Common Beer Styles using WEST COAST ALE III

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

Ales


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