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Staro Prague Lager Yeast from Wyeast

Staro Prague Lager (WY2782)

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

This yeast will help create medium to full body lagers with moderate fruit and bready malt flavors. The balance is slightly toward malt sweetness and will benefit from additional hop bittering. A fantastic strain for producing classic Bohemian lagers.

Brewing Properties of Staro Prague 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.
11%
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
70-74%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
Medium
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.
50-58° F
(10-14° C)

Common Beer Styles using Staro Prague Lager

These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Staro Prague Lager yeast:

Lager, Helles, Czech Lager, Marzen, Munich Dunkel, Bock


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