BELGIAN GOLDEN STRONG (OYL-056)
From: Omega Yeast
Type: Yeast • Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevsiae var. diastaticus
STA1 gene: Yes
Perfectly suited for the production of high-gravity Belgian ales where a dry finish is desired. A mellow phenolic character is balanced by an ester profile of pear and light banana, while high levels of glycerol production ensure a round mouthfeel even at very low finishing gravity. Consistently reaches greater than 90 apparent attenuation without sluggishness or stalling.
#dry #pear #banana
Brewing Properties of BELGIAN GOLDEN STRONG
The functional properties of brewing yeasts have a direct impact on the performance, quality and economics of the resulting beer.
The alcohol tolerance determines the ABV at which yeast cells go dormant and stop fermenting.
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
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.
Common Beer Styles using BELGIAN GOLDEN STRONG
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the BELGIAN GOLDEN STRONG yeast:
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