Fermentis Safale K-97 Dry Ale Yeast

Fermentis SafAle K-97 is a German ale yeast strain, known for its robust character and ability to ferment a variety of ales while preserving a subtle, well-balanced aroma. It is an ideal yeast to use when formulating a wide array of German ales, especially when you want a delicate balance of flavors and aromas.

  • Recommended Fermentation Temperature: The optimal temperature range for SafAle K-97 is 18-25°C (

  • Attenuation: SafAle K-97 has a medium to high attenuation, generally around 80-84%, producing relatively dry beers.

  • Alcohol Tolerance: The alcohol tolerance for this yeast is up to approximately 9-11% ABV, making it suitable for a range of beer styles with varying alcohol content.

Suitable Beer Styles: Given its origins and characteristics, Fermentis SafAle K-97 is suitable for several German ale styles, such as:

  • Alt
  • Kölsch
  • German Wheat Beer
  • Hefeweizen
  • Berliner Weisse
  • Other German Ales

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