Fermentis · Safale German Ale K-97
- 12.0 – 25.0°C
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.