A top-fermenting ale yeast suitable for a varity of full bodied ales, with exceptional depth. Ferments with full rich dark fruit flavours.
Beer Types -Suitable for Scottish Heavy Ales, American Amber Ales, Sweet Stouts and more.
Aroma-When fermented at the correct temperature, Empire Ale yeast exhibits extremely characterful and appetizing estery armoas reminiscent of rich dark fruit.
Flavour/Mouthfeel-This yease strain has been carfully selected to aid mouth feel in the finished beer. Body should be full leaning towards a rich dark fruit character.
Care must be taken when designing the beer to adjust hop bitterness to alleviate an over sweet finished beer. Higher Alcohol BeersHigher alcohol beers will tend to be slightly too sweet and heavy due to the moderate attenuative capabilities of te strain although a lower mash temperature may help the fermentability and lower the final gravity.
Strain Classification Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Recommended Temperature Range 64 – 72°F (18 – 22°C)
Performance Characteristics (5- high, 1- low)
Attenuation (70 – 75%)
Viable Yeast Cells >5 x 109 cells per gram
Wild Yeast <1 per 106 cells
Total Bacteria <1 per 106 cells
GMO status GMO Free