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Wyeast 1272 American Ale II
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With many of the best qualities that brewers look for when brewing American styles of beer, this strain’s performance is consistent and it makes great beer. This versatile strain is a very good choice for a “House” strain. Expect a soft, clean profile with hints of nut, and a slightly tart finish. Ferment at warmer temperatures to accentuate hop character with an increased fruitiness. Or, ferment cool for a clean, light citrus character. It attenuates well and is reliably flocculent, producing bright beer without filtration.

Flocculation: Medium-High
Attenuation: 72-76%
Temperature Range: 60-72F, 15-22C
Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV

American Amber Ale
American Brown Ale
American IPA
American Pale Ale
American Stout
Blonde Ale
Fruit Beer
Imperial IPA
Wood-Aged Beer

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

Item # WY1272
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.19LBS
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For an IPA
Devon R on Jan 19, 2018
For an IPA
Devon R on Jan 19, 2018

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Swelled quick, roughly 3 hours. love the slap packs
May 25, 2014
New yeast for me
I haven't used this one before so I figured I would give it a try. I have been using 1056 for a while and I am not real happy with it. I have used a lot of different yeast and it always surprises me how much different the same recipe will turn out with different yeast. I can't wait to get this going.
May 25, 2014
I love the activator packs, decreases the time until fermentation starts by a few hours or more. Nice attenuation, good floc for a clear beer.
May 17, 2014
Nice clean american yeast
Great for many American styles
May 8, 2014
Smells great so far
Kind of slow to swell, give it 6-8 hours instead of the recommeded 3. Really clean and a steady worker - still going after two weeks and dry hopping.
May 9, 2013
Clean and Flocculant
Nice clean American profile but it does settle out better than 1056. Worked great in a American Pale!
May 7, 2013