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Wyeast 1272 American Ale II
WY1272
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Description

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.

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

Styles:
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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Haven't tried it, but like American Ale I.
George M on Jul 17, 2018
fruity yet clean yeast
Jason L on Jun 5, 2018
Haven't tried it, but like American Ale I.
George M on Jul 17, 2018
Used before
Luis I on Jun 12, 2018
fruity yet clean yeast
Jason L on Jun 5, 2018
A good yeast for this particular brew style
Sean V P on Apr 9, 2018
good neutral yeast
Nick S on Mar 30, 2018
Building a SMASH beer to be ready in 5 weeks
David C on Mar 23, 2018
Brewing an American IPA
Wesley V on Mar 16, 2018
I've used it before. Brewing an IPA
Jason W on Mar 7, 2018
For an IPA
Devon R on Jan 19, 2018
Used before
Luis I on Jun 12, 2018
A good yeast for this particular brew style
Sean V P on Apr 9, 2018
Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Stuck fermentation
I do not know what caused the problem. I can't blame the yeast.
March 29, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Finishes clear
Used this in Ugly Fish IPA with and a full pack of Safale-05 (started with a high OG, needed the extra cells). Best tasting brew I had ever produced. My friends thought I had something commercial on tap!
February 19, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Great
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
Clean
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