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Safale S-04 English Ale Yeast (Fermentis) - 11.5 g
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Safale S-04 English Ale Yeast (Fermentis) - 11.5 g

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Description

Homebrewers love this commercial English Ale yeast for its big, clean flavor; its rapid fermentation; and its highly flocculant character.
 
Widely recommended for practically any American or English style beer, S-04 yeast a rapid starter and finisher which settles out extremely well, leading to a clean finished beer. Great to keep a few packets as back-ups or just to use as a less-expensive alternative to liquid cultures.
 
The manufacturer states the strain is directly pitchable. For activation or proofing, suspend yeast in 4 oz of warm water (85-100F). Do not stir. Let stand for 15 minutes then stir gently. Add an equal amount of wort to your solution. Cover, let sit for five minutes, and pitch.
 
Recommended temperature range: 64F-72F.
Item # DY25
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.06LBS
Weight11.5 G
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Amanda Z on Apr 11, 2018
To make a hard cider with.
Joshua H on Apr 5, 2018
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Amanda Z on Apr 11, 2018
A very good and easy to use dry yeast.
Jim S on Apr 9, 2018
To make a hard cider with.
Joshua H on Apr 5, 2018
excellent product
Alby P on Apr 4, 2018
Prefer a liquid but being it is shipping had concerns about temp controls
Valued C on Apr 3, 2018
dry yeast can't spoil in transit
Rex W on Apr 3, 2018
Used before never had any problems
Valued C on Mar 30, 2018
Great reviews, specs and time to experiment
Peter B on Mar 20, 2018
Great ale yeast
SHAWN H on Mar 20, 2018
Go to fo my stouts and IPA's
christopher r on Mar 20, 2018
I've tried it before. It's my favorite for English Ale.
Fahad A on Mar 16, 2018
Best dry yeast for neipa? Too hot in phx for liquid
Tom Kerr on Mar 9, 2018
Great dry yeast
Gregory C on Mar 1, 2018
A great yeast for APA and IPA.
Aaron O on Feb 20, 2018
Best. Yeast. Ever.
charles b on Feb 16, 2018
high quality ingredient for an irish stout
Aaron M on Feb 14, 2018
Needed it to ferment
Kurt K on Feb 14, 2018
Best success with dry English ale yeasts
Matt S on Feb 12, 2018
04 and 05 are standard workhorse dry yeasts
John C on Feb 12, 2018
To go with English Ale.
Mark Middleton on Feb 8, 2018
Great yeast for fermenting amber ales
Marty K on Feb 7, 2018
Good taste, NE style IPA
Todd C on Feb 1, 2018
My house ale yeast
Ken Z on Jan 31, 2018
consistent results
Nick S on Jan 31, 2018
great yeast, good for NEIPA's
Jeffrey d on Jan 26, 2018
Love this stuff--fast and furious.
Anthony J. S on Jan 25, 2018
want to experiment for new england ipa
Valued C on Jan 24, 2018
Use this all the time. Keep it in stock
Mac M on Jan 18, 2018
Used the S-05 in first brew...seemed to work well. Thought I'd try the 04, also recommended by another brewer.
Matthew S on Jan 15, 2018
Used before.
Pat L on Jan 15, 2018
Great ipa yeast, clean works fast
Josh H on Jan 10, 2018
A very good and easy to use dry yeast.
Jim S on Apr 9, 2018
excellent product
Alby P on Apr 4, 2018
Reviews

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Great product.
A great product for brewers in the Southeast during the summer months.
April 26, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Really great product would tell others to give a try
Great product does very well in 70 degree fermentations. Very pleased
April 22, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Great quality.
Great quality expires in mid 2020 which is great for me. Most important is shipping was fast.
March 30, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
This worked great for a winter warmer I brewed. I like using dry yeast and making a starter 2 days before brewday
March 11, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
Yeast
Does what it is supposed to do. Extremely fast shipping.
February 1, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Super fast
Fast, violent fermentation. Use a blow off hose, not an airlock. Flocculates quickly and completely. Will use again.
January 28, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
Had very good experiences with this yeast great attenuation for English style beers or for those seeking that flavor in their own recipes.
January 28, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
Fast acting
Krausen subsided in about 4 days. Easy to rehydrate and pitch. I'll be using this again.
January 24, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
I received fresh yeast that made awesome beer
January 23, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago
It's a workhorse
Whatever styles you're prone to brewing and yeasts that you usually use, every home-brewer should have a packet of S04 and S05 in the fridge. Great in a bind, and can work wonders for improvised brew days.
January 9, 2018
Purchased
10 months ago