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OYL090 Espe Kveik - Omega Yeast
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OYL090 Espe Kveik - Omega Yeast

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Espe Kveik from Omega offers a unique flavor profile of lychee, pear, and tropical fruit cup. It can bolster the sweet aromatics of modern IPAs, but is versatile enough for your house pale ale or exotic seasonal brews. Espe is traced back to the village of Grodås in Norway and has an exceptionally wide fermentation temperature range. It's most expressive when fermented at or above 90°F, but you'll still pick up its character when fermented at lower ale fermentation temps.

Kveik refers to traditional Norwegian farmhouse brewing yeast that has been passed down from one generation to the next, literally being harvested and repitched for centuries. Over this long period of time, kveik developed certain characteristics that distinguish it from modern brewer's yeast. In general, kveik has a very high heat tolerance and will produce a consistent flavor profile across the fermentation temperature range. It's also a fast fermenter, highly flocculent, and has an above average alcohol tolerance.

Attenuation: 75-80%
Flocculation: Medium
Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
Optimum Fermentation Temp: 68-98°F
Cell Count: 200 Billion
 

Please Note: For best results we Always recommend ordering an Ice Pack with your liquid yeast. Ice Packs can be found below in the "You might Also Need" section.

Please Note: When choosing an ice pack option beware that the liquid yeast will not arrive cold even when shipped together. Ice packs and insulated mailing options are designed to keep the yeast colder for longer during shipment, but they will not ensure that your yeast arrives cold. We will not replace liquid yeast that arrives warm. During warmer months we strongly recommend you choose dry yeast.

 

Item # OYL090
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.14 LBS
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works great for fast low gravity mead
Amy S on Apr 21, 2022
For warm weather brewing
Stephen V on Jul 22, 2021
works great for fast low gravity mead
Amy S on Apr 21, 2022
It's what I wanted.
Dave B on Dec 22, 2021
For warm weather brewing
Stephen V on Jul 22, 2021
Good
Aaron K on Jul 9, 2021
It's what I wanted.
Dave B on Dec 22, 2021
Good
Aaron K on Jul 9, 2021
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My new secondary yeast!
This stuff is amazing... 100% my new go-to yeast when the fermentation chamber is full!

Did a simple pale ale only using neutral bittering hops, fermented at 80-85F, and a few friends thought it was a shandy or tropical IPA.
April 21, 2021
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1 year ago