French Saison yeast is an exceptional, highly attenuative top-fermenting ale
yeast, creating distinctive beers with spicy, fruity and peppery notes. Ideal for
fermentation of farmhouse style beer.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE RANGE: 26 - 32°C
ATTENUATION: Very High 85 - 90%
FLOCCULATION RATE: Medium
This French Saison ale yeast strain brings all the sophistication and complexity of
classic Saison ale production to the home brew and small brewery setting. Spicy and
peppery characteristics are prominent with an undertone of the ubiquitous fruity
This is a highly characterful yeast strain that will dominate all but the highest hopping
rates and complex malt bills. Beers fermented with this yeast will tend to be dry in
the finish often with a slight drying acidity and peppery notes, aiding drinkability at
higher alcohol levels. Higher alcohol beers may have an increased ester production and
warming alcohol notes.
HIGHER ALCOHOL BEERS:
This yeast strain will perform exceptionally well up to 14% ABV making it suitable for a
large range of Saisons.