I understand that yeast is close to it's best before date and will require a starter to be made with it before use. It is up to the brewer to determine if this yeast is appropriate for their equipment and techniques.
This yeast has a best before date of: 17-Dec-18
Former Yeast Lab W51 yeast strain, acquired from Dan McConnell. The description originally used by Yeast Lab still fits: "This strain produces a classic German-style wheat beer, with moderately high, spicy, phenolic overtones reminiscent of cloves."
This yeast is a great substitute for Wyeast 3638 Bavarian Wheat
|Attenuation||73% - 77%|
|Alcohol Tolerance||Medium (5 - 10%)|
|Optimum Fermentation Temperature||19°C - 21°C (66°F - 70°F)|