Liquid Lager Yeasts

Liquid lager yeast opens up lots of possibilities. Fermenting at cool lager temperatures means the brewer must be very diligent: lots of yeast (maybe a starter?), lots of oxygen, and a steady temperature in the 50s. In Vermont, winter is lager season.

#2007 Pilsen Lager

This is the classic American lager strain. This mild, neutral strain produces beers with a nice malty character and a smooth palate. It ferments dry & crisp with minimal sulfur or diacetyl. Beers from this strain exhibit the characteristics of the most popular lager in America...
Flocculation: mediumAttenuation: 71-75%Temperature Range:48-56° F 9-13° C)Alcohol Tolerance: approx. 9% ABV

#2112 California Lager

Great strain for "shoulder season" lager brewing. It retains lager characteristics at temperatures up to 65F. and produces malty, brillantly clear beers. This strain is not recommended for cold temperature fermentation.

Flocculation: HighAttenuation: 67-71%Temperature Range:58-68° F 9-13° C)Alcohol Tolerance: approx. 9% ABV

#2124 Bohemian Lager

This Carlsberg type yeast produces a distinct malty profile with some ester character and a crisp finish, and is great to use with lagers or Pilsners for fermentations in the lower temperature range. It may also be used for Common beers at the higher temp range. A thorough diacetyl rest is recommended.
Flocculation: medium-lowAttenuation: 73-77%Temperature Range:45-68° F 8-22° C)Alcohol Tolerance: approx. 9% ABV

#2278 Czech Pilsner

Originating from the home of great Pilsners in the Czech Republic. This classic Pilsner strain will finish dry & malty. It is the perfect choice for Pilsners and all malt beers. Sulfur produced during fermentation can be reduced with warmer fermentation temperatures of 58F and will dissipate with conditioning. Flocculation: medium-highAttenuation: 70-74%Temperature Range:50-58° F 9-13° C)Alcohol Tolerance: approx. 9% ABV

#2308 Munich Lager

This is a unique strain, capable of producing fine lagers. It is very smooth, well-rounded, and full-bodied. Athorough diacetyl rest is recommended after fermentation. is complete.
Flocculation: mediumAttenuation: 70-74%Temperature Range:48-56° F 9-13° C)Alcohol Tolerance: approx. 9% AB

#2633 Octoberfest blend

This blend of lager strains is designed to produce a rich, malty, complex, and full-bodied fest style beer. It attenuates well while leaving plenty of malt character & mouthfeel. This blend is low in sulfur production.
Flocculation: medium-lowAttenuation: 73-77%Temperature Range:48-58° F 9-13° C)Alcohol Tolerance: approx. 9% AB

#2206 Bavarian Lager

Used by many German breweries to produce rich, full-bodied malty beers. This strain is a good choice for bocks and dopplebock. A thorough diacetyl rest is recommended after fermentation is complete.
Flocculation: medium-highAttenuation: 73-77%Temperature Range:48-58° F 8-14° C)Alcohol Tolerance: approx. 9% ABV