Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey

Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey

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A widely used and alcohol tolerant Abbey yeast that is suitable for a variety of Belgian style ales. This strain produces a nice ester profile as well as slightly spicy alcohol notes. It can be slow to start; however, it attenuates well.

Flocculation: medium-low
Attenuation: 74-78%
Temperature Range: 68-78° F (20-24° C)
Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 12% ABV

Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Belgian Dubbel
Belgian Specialty Ale
Belgian Tripel
Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer

For best results we always recommend ordering an ice pack with your liquid yeast.

Item # WY1214
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.19 LBS
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to make my Belgium Ale
Charles J on Jul 21, 2020
suggested by recipe
Laurence H on Jun 13, 2020
to make my Belgium Ale
Charles J on Jul 21, 2020
Have not used this yeast before so trying for first time
Rick on Jun 16, 2020
suggested by recipe
Laurence H on Jun 13, 2020
Brandon C on Jun 11, 2020
They lived in Belgium
John C M on Jun 10, 2020
I've used this before and it worked very well.
Jeffrey @ B on May 21, 2020
this yeast is the same as my fav Belgian beer
Katherine W on May 20, 2020
Wyeast seems like greate yeast
Hayden S on May 17, 2020
Never used it before
Daniel M on May 16, 2020
Used before with success
PETER H H on Apr 29, 2020
Wanted the most accurate Belgian yeast profile
Dave M on Mar 25, 2020
another favorite
Brian R on Mar 6, 2020
sounds good!
Joe M on Feb 4, 2020
Good yeast
James S on Feb 3, 2020
Best yeast for Belgians
Carl on Jan 16, 2020
To make beer
Jeremy N on Aug 28, 2019
My favorite yeast
tony w on May 1, 2019
Michael G on Jan 22, 2019
try it out
James H on Oct 4, 2018
Excellent Yeast
Barry A on Aug 30, 2018
making a wit its hot
Harold R on Aug 4, 2018
needed for Belgian ale
James S on May 30, 2018
I like the spicy flavor it adds to my Golden Ale
Michael G. G on May 30, 2018
Lenny C on May 15, 2018
Seems to work great
Nathan N on Mar 20, 2018
Seems like the likely choice for a Belgian beer.
Patrick C on Jan 18, 2018
Have not used this yeast before so trying for first time
Rick on Jun 16, 2020
Brandon C on Jun 11, 2020

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Another dubious offering from Wyeast
Is it just me? This pack arrived rather swollen, and I could not locate the inner nutrient pack. After smaking at random a few times, I managed to break the outer seal, so I immediately set up a starter culture and went with it. After 18 hours of starter, there was very little turbitidy and very little foam, but I think that's OK for the Belgian Abbey style yeasts. The fermentation went fine, so I guess that yeast was OK.

I can't figure out these smack packs and am going to stay away from them from this point forward - White Labs or Safale for me.
January 16, 2020
8 months ago
Did a starter with this yeast and it took 12 days in first stage to stop bubbling. Worked very well for this recipe
December 6, 2019
10 months ago
Great profile
I use this yeast in my Belgian strong at the low side of the temp range and it produces just the right amount of spicy notes. The only down fall is you need to pitch 2 packs when doing a high gravity beer

Vs white labs . How ever each have there own profile so it is worth it

And thanks to more beer for giving us variety
January 9, 2016