German Bock Lager Yeast White Labs
Species : Lager
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 48-55
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 70-76
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : Medium-High 8-12%
Pitching/Fermentation : From the Alps of southern Bavaria, this yeast produces a beer that is well balanced between malt and hop character. The excellent malt profile makes it well suited for Bocks, Doppelbocks, and Oktoberfest style beers.
Notes : Very versatile lager yeast, it is so well balanced that it has gained tremendous popularity for use in Classic American style Pilsners. Also good for Helles style lager beer.
Best Styles : German Bock, Classic American Pilsners, Helles, Doppelbock, Oktoberfest
Looking for a Liquid or Dry Yeast Substitution? The brewers at Austin Homebrew Supply have tried most of them. The following are some suggestions that have worked for us.
Liquid Yeast Substitution : Wyeast 2487
Dry Yeast Substitution : Saflager 34/70
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