K-97 dry yeast

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K-97 dry yeast

Post by kenny10 » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:30 pm

Looking to make a brew with 98% pils malt and 2% Munich. I want to give k97 a try. Any feedback about the yeast would be great.

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Re: K-97 dry yeast

Post by elreplica » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:09 pm

Got a pack myself...haven’t used it but a Kolsch style yeast...Fermentis dry yeasts work well if kept within the parameters. Keep me apprised as you’re walking point...
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Re: K-97 dry yeast

Post by RubberToe » Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:35 am

Great yeast. I split a brick with amartin once.

IIRC it's a bit powdery WRT attenuation and produces a bit of sulphur. Just give it time to gas off the sulphur and clear a bit.

You can play with the fermentation temps to be clean or give a bit of a fruity white wine character / kolsch profile.
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