This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..
Wyeast 3864-PC Canadian/Belgian Ale
“This alcohol tolerant strain produces complex and well-balanced Belgian Abbey style ales. Banana and fruit esters are complemented nicely with mild levels of phenolics and hints of acidity. Ester levels may be elevated by increasing gravity and fermentation temperatures.”
Rumored to be from Unibroue in Canada.
Attenuation – 75-79%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 65-80°F
Alcohol Tolerance – 12% ABV
Manufactured April – June. Could be available through December.
Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period: