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Seasonal Yeast – Wyeast 9097-PC Old Ale Blend™

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

Wyeast 9097-PC Old Ale Blend™

“A custom blend containing an attenuative ale strain along with a proportion of Brettanomyces to replicate historic styles which would have picked up funk during extended aging. 9097-PC will ferment well in high-gravity worts, producing fruity beers with great complexity. The Brettanomyces character adds a pie cherry-like flavor and sourness which will increase with age.”

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 75-80%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 68-75°F
Alcohol Tolerance – 12-14% ABV

Manufactured October – December. Could be available through July.

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

White Labs: Sept-Oct 039 East Midlands Ale, 709 Sake #9, 885 Zurich Lager Nov-Dec 003 German Ale II, 515 Antwerp Ale, 920 Old Bavarian Lager

Wyeast: 1217-PC West Coast IPA™, 2352-PC Munich Lager II™