Fermentis · Safale German Ale K-97

Recipes:
4,298
Form:
Dry
Attenuation:
81.0%
Flocculation:
High
Tolerance:
10.4%
Temperature:
12.0 – 25.0°C

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Safale German Ale (K-97) from Fermentis is a specialized dry ale yeast known for its high flocculation and robust attenuation of 81.0%. This makes it an ideal choice for brewers seeking a clean, well-defined finish to their ale. K-97 is notably resilient, boasting an alcohol tolerance of 10.4%, and can ferment effectively across a broad temperature range of 12.0-25.0°C (53.6-77.0°F).

This yeast strain is typically used in crafting a variety of beer styles including German ales, American wheat beers, Kölsch, and Berliner Weisse. It imparts a unique flavor profile characterized by subtle fruitiness and mildly estery notes, enhancing the overall complexity of the brew. With Safale German Ale (K-97), brewers can achieve a balanced, flavorful beer that honors the rich traditions of German brewing.

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