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Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale

Supplier:

Wyeast Laboratories

What it does :

The Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale yeast strain produces a neutral flavor profile with low levels of esters and diacetyl presence. The ester presence can be increased by using higher fermentation temperatures.. This strain is a highly flocculent yeast that results in a clear beer. This yeast strain is moderately attenuative. You can expect it to ferment 69 to 73 percent of the fermentable sugars in your wort.

What it is:

This is a top-fermenting yeast strain. This versatile yeast strain is well-suited to brew strong, malty ales that are associated with Scotland.

Vital Statistics


Attenuation (%):

69 - 73

Fermentation Temperature (F):

55 - 75

Flocculation:

High

Product Form:

Liquid


How it works:

After the boil is complete, cool your wort temperature down to be at or near 75 F (23.9 C). Then, you can add this yeast to begin the primary fermentation of your beer.

Dosage:

The amount of pitching yeast needed for a 5 gallon (18.9 liter) batch will vary based on the gravity target for your recipe. A starter is strongly recommended for an original gravity at or above 1.080.

Preparation:

You should prepare your yeast sample for pitching into the wort. A liquid slurry typically requires that you begin activating the culture several hours before use. Follow typical brewing sanitation practices to ensure your fermentation produces the expected results. Unwanted bacterial contamination at the fermentation stage will undo all your hard work in getting your brew to this step of the process.

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Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale