WY1450 Denny's Favorite 50 Ale Yeast - Wyeast

WY1450 Denny's Favorite 50 Ale Yeast - Wyeast

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This terrific all-round yeast can be used for almost any beer style, and is a mainstay of one of our local homebrewers, Mr. Denny Conn. It is unique in that it produces a big mouthfeel and accentuates the malt, caramel, or fruit character of a beer without being sweet or under-attenuated.

Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 74-76%
Temperature Range: 60-70F 15-21C
Alcohol Tolerance: ABV 10%

American Amber Ale
American Brown Ale
American IPA
American Pale Ale
American Stout

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

Please Note: When choosing an ice pack option beware that the liquid yeast will not arrive cold even when shipped together. Ice packs and insulated mailing options are designed to keep the yeast colder for longer during shipment, but they will not ensure that your yeast arrives cold. We will not replace liquid yeast that arrives warm. During warmer months we strongly recommend you choose dry yeast.


Item # WY1450
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.20 LBS
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Um, it's Denny's Fav. Can't pass
Steve V on Dec 23, 2022
American Ale ingredients
James C on Nov 9, 2022
Um, it's Denny's Fav. Can't pass
Steve V on Dec 23, 2022
Need it
Rick G on Dec 12, 2022
American Ale ingredients
James C on Nov 9, 2022
Denny, bra.
Jonathan M on Sep 20, 2022
Supposed to be malty
Paul F on Sep 14, 2022
Great American ale yeast!
Oliver I on May 4, 2022
Great Yeast
Robert G on Apr 15, 2022
Travis P on Mar 25, 2022
Love it.
Bart H on Mar 23, 2022
Fantasy draft ingredient
Scott M on Feb 25, 2022
Fermentation temperature range.
John P on Mar 11, 2021
Denny said so!
Dennis A on Feb 22, 2021
love this yeast
James Moriarty on Feb 20, 2021
Want a yeast with a broad range of beer options
Peter K on Sep 8, 2020
My favorite yeast.
Robert P. M on Aug 20, 2020
Not available locally.
Dan Potts on Aug 5, 2020
because it's Denny's favorite, and because I'm making his rye ipa
WILLIAM POLSKOY on Jun 8, 2020
have had really good results with this yeast
Nathanael on Apr 30, 2020
Brad R on Feb 11, 2020
This yeast is awesome in stouts
Peter A C on Jan 17, 2020
Great yeast for American styles
Peter G on Oct 30, 2019
Really good all purpose yeast
Gail K on Oct 11, 2019
Go to yeast for my APA.
Adam P. S on Sep 11, 2019
See rye extract
Stephen D Ruch on Jul 2, 2019
This yeast adds a creaminess to the mouthfeel
Sean J on Mar 18, 2019
for my beer
Jonathan N. R on Feb 11, 2019
Something new
Isaac Ramsey on Jan 4, 2019
For a recipe
Estesje on Dec 12, 2018
Justin C on Nov 29, 2018
Justin C on Nov 17, 2018
recommended online
Rob H on Aug 15, 2018
My "house" yeast. I use this in almost every style I brew
Scott T on May 23, 2018
Used it before with great results.
Marcus D on Feb 21, 2018
Jay F on Jan 29, 2018
Favorite yeast
Arleigh c on Jan 22, 2018
Juicy IPA
Ralph W on Jan 15, 2018
Need it
Rick G on Dec 12, 2022
Denny, bra.
Jonathan M on Sep 20, 2022

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Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent yeast
Using Denny’s favorite to make Denny’s BVIP just in time for Christmas
November 27, 2020
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
best in malty beers
This yeast is obscene in malty beers, especially stouts, perfect.
May 2, 2018
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
wyeast 1450 yeast
great all purpose yeast at least it is for me!!1
April 5, 2018
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Go to yeast!
One of my go to yeasts. Love using it for anything hop forward!! Especially single hop pales ales/IPA’s.. if you’re a fan of 1056 give this a shot.
All Citra IPA!
All Citra IPA!
January 30, 2018
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great yeast
I used this in DIPA and it finished out at 1.015/9% ABV. Wasn't boosy in the least bit. Brought it to my HBC tasting and it was huge hit. So far probably my favorite strain to use for IPA's.
July 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
Great yeast with unique silk mouthfeel
I love use this strain to brew my ale, especially English ones. When using this yeast I don't have to increase the crystal grain to get the similar results. In fact this one help me to get a 2nd place in Northern English Brown in a homebrew competition held in LA, California in 2014.
May 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
This is a lively one!
I got this yeast to use in a Denny''s RyePA recipe as it looks to be his house strain. Every single Smack-pack for this yeast that was in the fridge felt like it already started to produce CO2. This should have given me an indication of what was to come. 12 hours after pitch the fermentation was really going with kraussen all the way up the neck of the carboy. I had to add a blow-off tube to keep it from clogging up the air-lock. The fermentation kept going at that pace for 5 more days. The beer finished a couple points under what I expected but still a very good beer.

This fermentation behavior I've seen on every other brew I ferment with this yeast. Now I know to give it a little more head-room in the fermentation chamber than I think I should and things go fine.

It makes really nice IPAs but, also ferments clean at lower temperatures.
May 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5
Used for a lot of different brews...
...And each has come out great. It starts slower and takes a little more time to clear, in my experience, but fully attenuates and gives great flavor contribution.

Can't go wrong!
May 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
It is a great yeast!
I use this yeast for pale and brown ales. It ferments down to a soft, almost velvety finish. You can even use it to make an "ale-pilsner." A novice would not know the difference.
May 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
Try Swapping Out Your House Yeast
So versatile! This yeast gets out of the way of hops but leaves a bit more slickness than American ale strains. Its a trooper: use slurry from a previous batch to ferment Imperial IPA, RIS or Barleywine.
May 16, 2013