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Safale US-05 American Ale Yeast - Fermentis

Safale US-05 American Ale Yeast - Fermentis

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Description

Formally US-56, US-05 is a strain of yeast that creates that classic American profile of clean malt, crisp taste, low diacetyl, and ability to ferment in a wide range of temps. Look for US-05 to be the next popular dried yeast.


This yeast can be pitched directly, but if you prefer to rehydrate, the instructions are below.

Sprinkle the yeast in a minimum of 10 times its weight of sterile water or wort (we suggest 4 oz) at 70°F to 77°F (21 to 25 °C). Do not stir. Leave to rest 15 to 30 minutes. Gently stir for 30 minutes, and pitch the resultant cream into the fermentation vessel.

Like Fermentis US-05 yeast? Then you will love CellarScience® CALI Yeast!

 

*See the technical data sheet below for more information on rehydration, usage and storage.

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This is the only yeast I buy right now until I can get some infrastructure to harvest it.
Lee M D on Oct 1, 2022
Easy to use and always works
Doug S on Sep 27, 2022
This is the only yeast I buy right now until I can get some infrastructure to harvest it.
Lee M D on Oct 1, 2022
Great yeast works every time
Michael L on Sep 28, 2022
Easy to use and always works
Doug S on Sep 27, 2022
Always use this without any problems
Lucas C on Sep 23, 2022
recommended
Steve on Sep 23, 2022
I always have a couple packs on hand in case.
Robert M on Sep 22, 2022
Used the yeast before
Joseph J on Sep 21, 2022
my preference
Brian W on Sep 20, 2022
for irish red ale
Michael Johnson on Sep 16, 2022
Works great
Tom N on Sep 15, 2022
Recipe/Product claims to produce low Diacetyl levels
Kyp O on Sep 14, 2022
Hot in summer
Jeff N on Sep 12, 2022
Simple
michael h on Sep 7, 2022
Very consistent yeast for the earmer summer brewing
Tom N on Sep 3, 2022
Easy, haven't done dry yeast in a long time.
Nate Gardner on Sep 3, 2022
Good all around yeast I've used off and on for a decade. Stores well in refrigerator.
Erin Y on Sep 2, 2022
does not effect
Steve Coursey on Aug 31, 2022
The hot weather for shipping. Otherwise I would use liquid yeast
Emile H B on Aug 29, 2022
It's not as expensive as the liquid yeast options and a wheat beer doesn't need a specialized yeast.
Ryan Somerville on Aug 24, 2022
Pair with american ale
Greg Lutowsky on Aug 23, 2022
Always solid
Glenn Horrigan I on Aug 23, 2022
Need
Mark A Williams on Aug 23, 2022
works
Fred B on Aug 23, 2022
To ferment my beer?
Krestan Wyckoff S on Aug 23, 2022
Good experience with it
David L on Aug 23, 2022
Recommended on other sites for Barleywines.
David R on Aug 18, 2022
Always use for my Pale Ales
Jim D on Aug 18, 2022
Fermentation / recommended
Matt on Aug 18, 2022
Awesome with Pliny recipe
Tony S on Aug 17, 2022
I like dry yeast
Mark M on Aug 17, 2022
Do not have cold fermentation
Kent G on Aug 16, 2022
I'm making a Vanilla Porter
Harold C on Aug 15, 2022
Goes with the beer I ordered.
Jebediah K on Aug 12, 2022
Like
Curtis M on Aug 12, 2022
ran out
Greg S on Aug 12, 2022
good all purpose US ale yeast
Alan V on Aug 11, 2022
I have always had good results
Glennn S on Aug 9, 2022
Works well
Martin B on Aug 5, 2022
Brewing a Janet’s Brown Ale this weekend
John Gale on Aug 5, 2022
Suggestion from a brew master
Kirk B on Aug 2, 2022
have used before
JASON G. on Aug 1, 2022
So I can ferment my beer.
GREGORY J G on Aug 1, 2022
Like the product
Jonathan H on Jul 31, 2022
Go to yeast for ales. Works great
steve m on Jul 31, 2022
Familiar with results
Charles K on Jul 27, 2022
Best yeast I've used for Ales
rideordie007 on Jul 26, 2022
predictable quality and convenient
John H on Jul 26, 2022
Cheapest
Jamie R on Jul 26, 2022
Extra emergency yeast if my other yeast fails
Glen D on Jul 23, 2022
Used before works well
Valued C on Jul 23, 2022
Great yeast works every time
Michael L on Sep 28, 2022
Always use this without any problems
Lucas C on Sep 23, 2022
Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
When liquid yeast is unavailable…
I’m a believer! I wouldn’t have thought that I would use dry yeast. I always thought dry yeast was inferior to its liquid counterpart. I was wrong…this yeast performed perfectly. A thorough ferment, very clean and the beer finished clear. I will definitely use again!
August 25, 2022
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Stalled fermentation
Last 2 batches this yeast stalled. Same temp and recipe I always use. I'm switching to w 34-70 . I no longer recommend us 05.
August 23, 2022
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great quality yeast.
My ale go to yeast. Used many times. Great results.
August 20, 2022
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
excelent yeast
This yeast is axcelent and provide a very neutral fermentation with a good attenuation
July 25, 2022
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This is a very fast acting yeast
Works extremely well!
For my first Ale I rehydrated the package according to John Palmer's Method. No starter here. Pitched into fermenter when at pitching temp. Activity in less than 14 hours. This beer finished out in less than two weeks and tastes great.

After three days of active fermentation, drew off a pint of wort from fermenter to make a small 1 iltre starter for my second batch I was brewing next day. I pitched this starter into the second batch and saw very active fermentation in about 14 hours again. This batch finished fermentation in ten days from pitching. OG 1.046 down to 1.006 in eight days. Left for two additional days with no further drop in gravity. Beer finished out at 1.006. Now that was quick and tastes great before bottling.

I've collected and washed this yeast from both fermenters and both have a lot of yeast in each for future batches of Ale.

I would definitely keep this on hand from now on.

Cheers!
June 22, 2022
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
The go to yeast for American Pale
Works really well for easy fermentation of many American Pale Ales, etc.
May 25, 2022
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Works well
Works good would recommend
May 17, 2022
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
very good ale yeast for my ESB
This is a favorite when brewing ales. Very fast acting and robust fermentation.
April 19, 2022
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 3 out of 5
So far so good color looks good
March 11, 2022
Purchased
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Consistant
I like this yeast as it is quite reliable and allows for the grain and hops to shine.
March 11, 2022
Purchased
7 months ago