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Seasonal Yeast – Wyeast 3864-PC Canadian/Belgian Ale

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.

Vital stats:

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:

White Labs: Mar-Apr 017 Whitbread Ale, 860 Munich Helles May-Jun 072 French Ale, 410 Belgian Wit II Ale

Wyeast: 3739-PC Flanders Golden Ale™, 3822-PC Belgian Dark Strong Ale™