This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..
White Labs WLP585 Belgian Saison III Yeast
“Produces beer with a high fruit ester characteristic, as well as some slight tartness. Finishes slightly malty, which balances out the esters. Also produces low levels of clovey phenolics. Great yeast choice for a summer Saison that is light and easy-drinking.”
Attenuation – 70-74%%
Flocculation – Low-Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 68-75°F
Alcohol Tolerance – Medium
Manufactured July and August. Could be available through February.
Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period:
White Labs: 540 Abbey IV Ale