Safale W-68 German Wheat Beer Dry Yeast


Looking for extra yeast for homebrewing German wheat beers? Try Safale W-68 German Wheat Beer Dry Yeast, a historical yeast for German-style wheats. W-68 yeast is a world-renowned yeast strain selected Weizen beers or German style wheats and whites.

Safale W-68 German Wheat Beer Dry Yeast is a POF+ (Phenolic Off Flavor Positive) yeast that exhibits robust phenolic character (think clove and pepper) and distinct estery notes (fruity banana and floral). It's well suited for crafting German, Belgian or other wheat beer styles.

This W 68 yeast strain thrives in a fermentation temperature range of 64 - 78°F. This yeast has medium sedimentation habit: forms no clumps but a powdery haze when resuspended in the beer.

This active dry beer yeast does not require hydration or a yeast starter to begin fermentation. If you want to reduce lag phase and grow yeast cell count, consider our Yeast Starter Kit.

How To Use SafAle W-68 Yeast When Brewing 5 Gallons Of Beer:

1. Ensure wort is chilled to 75 °F or below.
2. Pitch entire packet & aerate to begin fermentation.

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