Wyeast Bohemian Ale Blend (WY1087)
Type: Yeast Blend • Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Formerly known as Wyeast Ale Blend 1540-PC, this is a blend of the best ale strains to provide quick starts, good flavor, and good flocculation. The profile of these strains provides a balanced finish for British and American style ales.
Brewing Properties of Wyeast Bohemian Ale Blend
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 Wyeast Bohemian Ale Blend
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Wyeast Bohemian Ale Blend yeast:
Pale Ales, Amber Ales, Brown Ales, IPAs, Double IPAs, Stouts
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