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Belgian Schelde Ale Yeast from Wyeast

Belgian Schelde Ale (WY3655)

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

From the East Flanders - Antwerpen region of Belgium, this unique top-fermenting yeast produces complex, classic Belgian aromas and flavors that meld well with premium quality pale and crystal malts. Well-rounded and smooth textures are exhibited with a full bodied malty profile and mouthfeel.

Brewing Properties of Belgian Schelde Ale

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.
73-77%
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.
62-64° F
(17-18° C)

Common Beer Styles using Belgian Schelde Ale

These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Belgian Schelde Ale yeast:

Belgian Ales


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