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Seasonal Yeast – Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II

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

Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II

“This authentic Kolsch strain from one of Germany’s leading brewing schools has a rich flavor profile which accentuates a soft malt finish. It has Low or no detectable diacetyl production and will also ferment well at colder temperatures for fast lager type beers.”

Rumored to be Weihenstephan W165 from Germany.

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 73-77%
Flocculation – Low
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 55-70°F
Alcohol Tolerance – 10%

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: 1581 Belgian Stout, 2005 Cerveza Mexican Lager