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Wyeast 3944 Belgian Wit

Wyeast 3944 Belgian Wit

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This versatile witbier yeast strain can be used in a variety of Belgian style ales. This strain produces a complex flavor profile dominated by spicy phenolics with low to moderate ester production. It is a great strain choice when you want a delicate clove profile not to be overshadowed by esters. It will ferment fairly dry with a slightly tart finish that compliments the use of oats, malted and unmalted wheat. This strain is a true top cropping yeast requiring full fermenter headspace of 33%.

Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 72-76%
Temperature Range: 62-75F, 16-24C
Alcohol Tolerance: 11 to12% ABV

Belgian Dubbel
Belgian Tripel
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Witbier

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

Item # WY3944
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Weight 0.19 LBS
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Matt L on Jan 17, 2020
Should be good for witbier.
Annika L on Oct 23, 2019
Matt L on Jan 17, 2020
Wanted a fresh batch
derek barrington on Nov 1, 2019
Should be good for witbier.
Annika L on Oct 23, 2019
Preferred over dry yeast
Ernie S on Aug 28, 2019
Makes a great beer!
Patrick D on Jul 23, 2019
For the witbier mini mash kit.
Billy J H on May 30, 2019
Experimenting with different Belgian yeasts for a witbier.
Andrew Herberger on May 21, 2019
Great yeast manufacturer
william n on May 11, 2019
Wanted it
James F on May 7, 2019
To make White Rascal beer, by Avery
Sean G on Feb 25, 2019
Belgian Wit has been one of my favorite styles for a long time
David A on Oct 3, 2018
white ipa
AnnMarie S on Jul 24, 2018
Matt L on Jun 30, 2018
This is the best Belgian Witbier yeast.
andrew T p on Jun 5, 2018
To brew a Belgian Wit, of course
Bill Emerson on May 30, 2018
Wit beer for Summer time
Ken Z on May 17, 2018
Yeast for Belgian Wit comparison
Jeff R on Feb 15, 2018
It's the best Wit yeast
Mr. S on Feb 6, 2018
Wanted a fresh batch
derek barrington on Nov 1, 2019
Preferred over dry yeast
Ernie S on Aug 28, 2019

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Perfect yeast for my Derek’s Sharp Wit beer.
November 15, 2019
3 months ago
Not certain what went wrong but went from a 1.050 to 1.020 ABV was 3.9.
August 21, 2018
1 year ago
Best Belgian Wit Yeast!
I love this yeast, I brewed a Belgian Wit recently and this yeast really made the difference with the aromatics, slight spice and tang and had that authentic Belgian quality taste and aroma. This is the one to use if you are making an authentic Belgian Wit.
June 8, 2018
1 year ago
Great for Belgian Wits
I have used this yeast a dozen times to brew a Belgian Wit. It is one of our go-to brews, everyone loves it and this yeast is the main reason why. I have tried other yeasts and (my opinion) this is superior.
May 1, 2018
over 2 years ago
long fermentation
Wow! This yeast took a 1056 down to a 1008. It started very quick and went for a full three weeks in the primary. The beer is awesome after bottle conditioning. Probably the best Wit yeast I've used. Just gonna have to give it time.
December 7, 2014