Wyeast Releases 1st Quarter 2011 Private Collection
Available January through March
2487-PC Helle Bock
Beer Styles: Lager, Oktoberfest/Marzen, Munich Dunkel, Schwarzbier, Traditional Bock, Maibock/Hellesbock, Dopplebock, Eisbock
Profile: Direct from the Austrian Alps, this strain will produce rich, full-bodied and malty beers with a complex flavor profile and a great mouth feel. Attenuates well while still leaving plenty of malt character and body. Beers fermented with this strain will benefit from a temperature rise for a diacetyl rest at the end of primary fermentation.
Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV Attenuation: 70-74%
Flocculation: medium Temperature Range: 48-56°F (9-13°C)
3725-PC Bier de Garde
Beer Styles: Saison, Biere de Garde, Belgian Blonde Ale, Belgian Pale Ale, Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Profile: Low to moderate ester production with subtle spiciness. Malty and full on the palate with initial sweetness. Finishes dry and slightly tart. Ferments well with no sluggishness.
Alcohol tolerance: 12% ABV Apparent attenuation: 74-79%
Flocculation: low Temperature range: 70-84°F (21-29°C)
3789-PC Trappist Blend
Beer Styles: Belgian Specialty Ale, Belgian Pale Ale, Flanders Red, Oud Bruin
Profile: A unique blend of Belgian Saccharomyces and Brettanomyces for emulating Trappist style beer from the Florenville region in Belgium. Phenolics, mild fruitiness and complex spicy notes develop with increased fermentation temperatures. Subdued but classic Brett character.
Alc. Tolerance: 12% ABV Attenuation: 75-80%
Flocculation: medium Temperature Range: 68-85°F (20-30°C)