Abbey IV Ale Yeast - WLP 540
Brewing an authentic Belgian Abbey Ale is only possible when you have the right yeast for the job, and WLP540 Abbey IV Ale Yeast is exactly what you need. Sourced from one of the notorious Belgian abbey breweries, this strain exhibits a classic fermentation character common to Abbey beers. It is a very good attenuator with high alcohol tolerance that tends to produce nice, balanced beers with medium ester and phenol profiles.
WLP540 is often seen as a middle ground between the excessive ester character of WLP500 and the minimal ester contribution of WLP530.
|Description||With high alcohol tolerance and high attenuation, this strain is capable of taking on some of the densest worts a brewer can produce. To get the best performance with WLP540 Abbey IV Ale Yeast, vigorous wort oxygenation is highly recommended, as it will provide the necessary conditions for the yeast to perform at its optimal capacity.
When handled correctly, this strain is able to produce magnificent Abbey-style Dubbels, Tripels, Quadrupels, as well as Saisons and Biere de Garde. WLP540 is a must-have yeast for anyone who’s enthusiastic about authentic Belgian beers and who wants to recreate some of the best commercial examples out there.
|Attributes:||Attenuation: 74% - 82%
Alcohol Tolerance: High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature:66°F - 72°F
Seasonally produced, limited availability.