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KOLSCH II Yeast from Omega Yeast

KOLSCH II (OYL-044)

From: Omega Yeast
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid

This Kolsch strain is warmer fermenting than Kolsch I (OYL-017), flocculates much better and clears more quickly, so is a little easier to manage. It is a lager-like ale strain that's lightly fruity, crisp and clean with a hint of sulfur that disappears with age to leave a clean ale. Accentuates hop flavors.

Brewing Properties of KOLSCH II

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.
72-78%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
Medium-Low
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.
65-69° F
(18-21° C)

Comparable Beer Yeasts

If you cannot find KOLSCH II (OYL-044) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.

Common Beer Styles using KOLSCH II

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

Ales


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