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German Hefe IV

Performance Data

Strain performs best when it is slightly under-pitched; doing so will create isoamyl acetate (banana). Propagate’s most popular Hefe strain. This yeast strain has been classified as Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus using rapid PCR analysis and it carries the STA1 gene, which is the signature gene of Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus and will be found in all diastaticus strains.

Origin: AndechsAttenuation:
Flocculation: LowTemp Range: 64-70
Alcohol Tolerance:

This yeast is available in commercial pitches of 1BBL or more

Yeast Substitutions

We have found Propagate Lab's German Hefe IV to be comparable to the following commercial and homebrew strains:

Omega: Omega
BSI: None
White Labs: None
Wyeast: None
Imperial: None

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


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