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Seasonal Yeast – Wyeast 1217-PC West Coast IPA™

This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..

Wyeast 1217-PC West Coast IPA™

This strain is ideally suited to the production of west-coast style American craft beers, especially pale, IPA, red, and specialties. Thorough attenuation, temp tolerance, and good flocculation make this an easy strain to work with. Flavor is balanced neutral with mild ester formation at warmer temps, allowing hops, character malts, and flavorings to show through.

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 73-80%
Flocculation – Medium-High
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 62-74°F
Alcohol Tolerance – 10% ABV

Manufactured October – December. Could be available through July.

Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period:

White Labs: Sept-Oct 039 East Midlands Ale, 709 Sake #9, 885 Zurich Lager Nov-Dec 003 German Ale II, 515 Antwerp Ale, 920 Old Bavarian Lager

Wyeast: 2352-PC Munich Lager II™, 9097-PC Old Ale Blend™