Safale K-97


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Fermentis Safale K-97 Yeast 

Fermentis Safale K-97 is perfect for delicately hopped beers. This German ale brewer’s yeast produces a subtle fermentation character. Depending on conditions, it tends to present a floral and balanced fruity character. This yeast is perfect for delicate beers such as German Kolsch, Belgian Wit, Altbier, NEIPA, and some versions of session beers with a quick fermentation time. Suitable for heavily hopped beers like IPAs and can form a large firm head when fermenting.

Ingredients: Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), emulsifier E491

Ideal Styles for Fermentis Safale K-97

German Kolsch
Belgian Wit
Session Beers
German Altbier
Berliner Weisse
New England IPAs – NEIPA

Fermentis Safale K-97 Yeast Specs

Fermentation Temperature: 59–68F
Attenuation: 80–84%
Alcohol Tolerance: 9-11%
Total Esters: Medium

Fermentis K-97 Yeast Substitutes

Fermentis WB-06
Fermentis Safale US-05
LalBrew Munich Classic Wheat Ale Yeast
Mangrove Jack’s M21 Belgian Wit