Saflager S-23 Yeast

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A genuine German style dried lager yeast, developing the best of its lager notes under low-temperature fermentation (53.6-59.0°F). Good flocculation with excellent attenuation makes S-23 an excellent choice for the production of a wide range of lager and pilsner beers.

% Dry Weight 94.0 – 96.5
Usage Rate 80 to 120 g/hl for pitching at 53-59°F. Increase dosage for pitching below 53°F, up to 200 to 300 g/hl at 48°F
Fermentation Temperature 48.2-71.6°F, ideally 53.6-59°F
Flocculation High
Residual Sugars 8 g/l at an apparent attenuation of 82%
Shelf Life 24 months from the production date. 7 days after opened.
Storage Store in cool (< 50°F), dry conditions.
Total Esters 37 ppm at 18°P at 12°C during the first 48h of fermentation then 14°C in EBC tubes
Total Superior Alcohols 177 ppm at 18°P at 12°C during the first 48h of fermentation then 14°C in EBC tubes