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CellarScience® NECTAR Dry Yeast

CellarScience® NECTAR Dry Yeast

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Description

A fun, unique yeast with a UK pedigree that emphasizes fresh malt flavor while producing fruity, citrus and floral flavors. Perfect for Pale Ales and IPA's. Like all CellarScience yeast, NECTAR is eligible for direct pitch straight into your wort. CellarScience provides 12g of yeast per sachet, which is up to 9% more than any other brand of dry yeast. Every batch of yeast is PCR tested to ensure quality. NECTAR has been selling to pro breweries for awhile but was just recently packaged down to sachets for homebrewers.
 
Dosage:
Use at a rate of 12 grams per 5-6 gallons of wort.
 
Direct Pitch or Rehydrate:
NECTAR yeast can be direct pitched with great results by sprinkling it onto the surface of the wort in your fermenter. However, proper hydration helps ensure a healthy fermentation and is especially recommended for beer with a starting gravity above 15°P (1.061 SG). To hydrate yeast, first sanitize the yeast pack and a pair of scissors. Boil tap water to sterilize and then cool to 85-95°F (29-35°C). Use 10 grams (0.35 oz) of water per gram of yeast. Sprinkle the yeast onto the water, allow the slurry to stand undisturbed for 20 minutes, and then swirl. Use small amounts of wort to adjust the temperature of the slurry to within 10°F (6°C) of the wort temp before pitching. Ferment between 64-72°F (18-22°C).
 
Optimum Fermentation Temp: 64-72°F
Flocculation: Medium
Cell Count: 10 billion cells per gram
Similar Strains: N/A
Gluten-free

 

CellarScience Yeast:
For years liquid yeast has been sold as the higher quality option but times are changing. Yes, 20 years ago dry yeast was made by bread yeast producers and the quality was not as good as liquid yeast. CellarScience is helping to flip that script with the release of five high quality dry yeasts. Cell count and viability is usually higher than commercial liquid yeast pitches, which vary from pouch to pouch and don't ship well. CellarScience yeast can be pitched directly in most batches of wort, offering significant time savings. Yeast that is quick and easy to use, high quality, and available at a reasonable cost adds up to a tremendous value. Quality yeast that doesn't "break the brink".

CellarScience Nutrients:
For high gravity ferments consider rehydrating yeast with CellarScience FermStart yeast hydration nutrient. For high gravity or low nutrient wort, feed your fermentation with CellarScience FermFed DAP Free complex yeast nutrient mix.

 

 

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tried once on my hazy IPA, best results I've had on that beer.
Joseph A on Jun 30, 2021
trying it in an IPA
Steve Wilson on Apr 29, 2021
tried once on my hazy IPA, best results I've had on that beer.
Joseph A on Jun 30, 2021
Cali is fantastic, so I have high hopes for this one.
Adam Garrison on May 13, 2021
trying it in an IPA
Steve Wilson on Apr 29, 2021
We need more dry yeast to pick from. More variety like liquids. I live far away and with heat of travel I don't like to order liquid yeast.
Normand L on Apr 8, 2021
i felt like being impulsive
Edward L A on Mar 2, 2021
Trying it
Nathan R s on Feb 3, 2021
It looks interesting
Tim on Feb 2, 2021
Cali is fantastic, so I have high hopes for this one.
Adam Garrison on May 13, 2021
We need more dry yeast to pick from. More variety like liquids. I live far away and with heat of travel I don't like to order liquid yeast.
Normand L on Apr 8, 2021
How attenuative is the Nectar yeast? I see it says medium floc, but some yeasts don't necessarily follow attenuation with flocculation.
Jon Davison on Apr 25, 2021
BEST ANSWER: I left a review below before seeing your question. I've used this yeast 3 times in 3.5 bbl batches and the average attenuation between the 3 batches is 88%.
What brand name yeast is cellarscience nectar dry yeast similar too?
Robin Galeota on Apr 22, 2021
BEST ANSWER: I find it to be similar to Safale 04. I have used it on fruity pale ales with good success.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Great yeast. High Attenuation
I've used this yeast 3 times in 3.5 bbl batches and the average attenuation between the 3 is 88%.
May 23, 2021
Rated 5 out of 5
was very clean and seemed to go right to work as well
March 8, 2021
Purchased
5 months ago