Denny's Favorite 50 Ale (WY1450)
Type: Yeast • Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
This terrific all-round yeast can be used for almost any beer style, and is a mainstay of one of our local homebrewers, Mr. Denny Conn. It is unique in that it produces a big mouthfeel and accentuates the malt, caramel, or fruit character of a beer without being sweet or under-attenuated.
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Brewing Properties of Denny's Favorite 50 Ale
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.
Comparable Beer Yeasts
If you cannot find Denny's Favorite 50 Ale (WY1450) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.
Common Beer Styles using Denny's Favorite 50 Ale
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Denny's Favorite 50 Ale yeast:
Amber Ale, Barleywine, Pale Ale, Brown Ale, Red Ale, IPA, Stout, Porter, Cream Ale
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