French Saison Ale Yeast - WLP 590
One of the most peculiar Saison strains from White Labs, WLP590 French Saison Ale Yeast, delivers a fascinating set of properties that will surely find good application in a variety of recipes.
This strain is defined by high attenuation, medium flocculation, medium alcohol tolerance, and a unique phenolic character that results in dry, crisp beers with a distinct bite. Some esters are produced and add a degree of complexity to the overall palate, which defines authentic French farmhouse ales.
|Description||WLP590 French Saison Ale Yeast is an excellent choice for making Saison and Biere de Garde, but its range of applications doesn’t stop there.
Excellent Witbiers and Dark Strong Ales have been reported to be produced by homebrewers with this yeast, while Cider makers can also benefit from WLP590 as it has been used in countless Sweet and Dry Cider recipes with excellent results.
The versatility and distinct farmhouse feel of this strain make it a perfect choice for crafting experimental ales, hybrid beers, as well as certain traditional styles, so it will always be a great addition for the adventurous brewer’s inventory.
|Attributes:||Attenuation: 73% - 80%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 69°F - 75°F