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Seasonal Yeast – Wyeast 2487-PC Hella Bock

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

Wyeast 2487-PC Hella Bock

“Direct from the Austrian Alps, this strain will produce rich, full-bodied and malty beers with a complex flavor profile and a great mouth feel. Attenuates well while still leaving plenty of malt character and body. Beers fermented with this strain will benefit from a temperature rise for a diacetyl rest at the end of primary fermentation.”

Rumored to be Ayinger.

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 70-74%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 48-56°F
Alcohol Tolerance – 12% ABV

Manufactured October – December. Could be available through June.

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

White Labs: Sept-Oct 540 Abbey IV, 585 Belgian Saison III Nov-Dec 006 Bedford British, 039 East Midlands Ale

Wyeast: 1203-PC Burton IPA Blend™, 3789-PC Trappist Blend™