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Seasonal Yeast – Wyeast 1581-PC Belgian Stout

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

Wyeast 1581-PC Belgian Stout

“A very versatile ale strain from Belgium. Excellent for Belgian stout and Belgian Specialty ales. Ferments to dryness and produces moderate levels of esters without significant phenolic or spicy characteristics.”

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 70-85%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 65-75°F
Alcohol Tolerance – 12%

Manufactured April through June. Could be available through December.

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

White Labs: March-April 009 Australian Ale, 017 Whitbread Ale, 860 Munich Helles May-June 072 French Ale, 076 Old Sonoma Ale, 410 Belgian Wit II

Wyeast: 2005 Cerveza Mexican Lager, 2575 Kölsch II