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Chico Ale Variant I

(1 customer review)

Performance Data

A true American ale strain. This yeast is the workhorse of the American craft brewer. The yeast is reliable, produces clean flavors that allow hop and malt choices to shine through, and flocculates well allowing for easy clarification and yeast harvest.

Origin: Sierra NevadaAttenuation: High
Flocculation: Medium-HighTemp Range: 60-72
Alcohol Tolerance: High

This yeast is available in both commercial and homebrew pitches

Yeast Substitutions

We have found Propagate Lab's Chico Ale Variant I to be comparable to the following commercial and homebrew strains:

Omega: OYL-50
BSI: A-56
White Labs: None
Wyeast: None
Imperial: A07

These are recommendations based on yeast performance under similar conditions. Contact the yeast producer for more information on substitutions.

1 review for Chico Ale Variant I

  1. Ryan Willson (verified owner)

    Both the Chico and the Andechs are great! They’ve become my house yeast stains.

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