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Gambrinus Style Lager Yeast from Wyeast

Gambrinus Style Lager (WY2002)

From: Wyeast
Type: Yeast  •  Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces pastorianus

Czech-style lager strain with very mild floral aroma, nice lager character in nose. Malt dominates profile with subtle floral/fruit notes. Full, complex flavor profile with full mouthfeel. Finishes soft and smooth with nice lingering maltiness.

Brewing Properties of Gambrinus Style Lager

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.
9%
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
71-75%
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.
48-56° F
(9-13° C)

Common Beer Styles using Gambrinus Style Lager

These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Gambrinus Style Lager yeast:

Lager, Helles, Czech Lager


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