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Seasonal Yeast – White Labs WLP585 Belgian Saison III Yeast

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.”

Vital stats:

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

Wyeast: 3031-PC Saison-Brett Blend™, 3191-PC Berliner-Weisse Blend™, 5151-PC Brettanomyces clausenii™