GY045 GigaYeast German Lager Yeast

GY045 GigaYeast German Lager Yeast


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Bottom fermenting German yeast used in commercial breweries around the world. Produces a slightly sweeter but clean beer with a malty finish. Perfect for pilsners, märzen, Festbier etc . May require a diacetyl rest after fermentation. A diacetyl rest can be performed by raising the temperature of the fermentation to 65-68F for two days near the end of fermentation, allowing the yeast to metabolize the diacetyl.
  • Brand: GigaYeast
  • Strain Origin: Germany
  • Flocculation: Medium/Low
  • Temperature Range: 50 - 60°F
  • Attenuation: 74 - 78% (note that attentuation will be much lower when gravity exceeds 1.080)
  • How to Use
    GigaYeast provides a minimum yeast cell count of 200 billion, which is a proper pitching rate for nearly all five gallon batches. These packages contain twice the amount of yeast as Wyeast or White Labs, and that means better fermentations without the need for a starter.
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    1. The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.
      Fulfillment occurs daily, Tues - Sat. Order by 10 AM for pickup by 4 PM.

    2. No Quarter Brewing Co., Windsor. 
      Fulfillment occurs Tues & Fri ONLY.  Order by 10 AM on those days for delivery by 6 PM to Windsor.

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    All our supplies are guaranteed for one year. Request for refunds occurring more than 30 days after the date of purchase on non-defective goods may be granted as a store credit if the goods are returned in their original condition. Yeast is perishable and should be refrigerated on arrival. No refunds are allowed on sales of living organisms such as yeast and bacteria.


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