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OYL401 Sundew Ale - Omega Yeast
OYL401

OYL401 Sundew Ale - Omega Yeast

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Description

The perfect yeast to emphasize today's modern fruit-forward hops, Sundew will lend notes of ripe strawberry, passion fruit, pear, and stone fruit. Inspired by its parental strain's fruit esters, Omega developed Sundew from a Belgian yeast strain but dropped the phenolic character. Sundew is non-phenolic and incapable of producing the spicy clove flavors that were previously competing with its pure, juicy red-fruit bouquet.
 
Attenuation: 72-85%
Flocculation: High
Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
Optimum Fermentation Temp: 65-78°F
Cell Count: 150 Billion
Strain Type: Ale
 

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.

 

Available only in the US—while we would love to make these strains available internationally, many countries' regulations do not yet allow the sale of organisms developed using modern gene-editing, regardless of the type of modification introduced by the technique. Please feel free to contact us for more information!

 

Item # OYL401
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.14 LBS
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Used before. Performed well
Michael G on Jun 3, 2021
Interested in trying the new strain
David B on May 27, 2021
Used before. Performed well
Michael G on Jun 3, 2021
Fermentation temperature is the same as my basement laundry room ;brew area) temperature 70+ degrees
Zachary D on May 28, 2021
Interested in trying the new strain
David B on May 27, 2021
No off flavors
D. Francis on May 22, 2021
To go with Huell Melon Hops
Chris Dornbach on May 6, 2021
isnt available locally
Justin P on Apr 29, 2021
Made a hazy IPA last year when it first was released and it was a great beer. Going to make another!
Tom Carola on Apr 28, 2021
Want those fruity vibes.
Thom H on Apr 13, 2021
Playing with a new yeast
Chase K. A on Mar 30, 2021
Very curious about the description
Eric B on Feb 23, 2021
interesting label
Alex McCool on Dec 30, 2020
Fermentation temperature is the same as my basement laundry room ;brew area) temperature 70+ degrees
Zachary D on May 28, 2021
No off flavors
D. Francis on May 22, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
It's a beast
True to its Belgian origins, this is a beast. You'll need a blowoff and some way to control the temp rise. Very attenuative, 84% on my batch. Definitely strawberry notes from the starter, and lots of fruity esters from the primary ferment. Seemed to accentuate hops and downplay malt flavors. That, plus high attenuation means be careful not to overbitter.
Not what I would consider highly flocculent, more of a medium floc. If you want clear beer, you'll need a cold crash and gelatin.Probably a better choice for a hazy beer.
March 13, 2021
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Put it in an IPA.
Put it in a fruity west coast IPA, it made the best beer ever in my 11 years of brewing. Wow! Only problem is that it was gone in 2 weeks. Not sure I'll ever use anything else. Some of these weird new strains have a hard time clearing up, I do whirlfloc and gelatin and this came out nice and clear.
March 3, 2021
Purchased
5 months ago