Imperial Pitch Right Yeast

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Imperial Yeast Pitch Right packages contain 200 billion cells!  Impressive number, but what does that mean to you, the homebrewer?  It means that one pitch is sufficient for most, if not all your beers, without a starter. It also means great value, since the cost of one Imperial pitch is only $1.50 more than the leading brand, but offers TWICE the cells. Never risk underpitching again.. just use Imperial Pitch Right and forget about it!

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Ale Strains

Imperial A04 Barbarian:
Ready to attack your IPA, Barbarian produces stone fruit esters that work great when paired with citrus hops. Barbarian will give you what you need for an exceptionally balanced IPA.

TEMP: 62-70F, 16-21C // FLOCCULATION: MEDIUM // ATTENUATION: 73-74%

Imperial A07 Flagship Ale:
A craft brewing standard, Flagship is a versatile strain loved for its extremely clean character. This strain performs well at standard ale temperatures but can be used in the low 60s to produce exceptionally crisp ales. Flocculation is in the middle of the road and will typically require filtration or fining to achieve crystal clear beers.

TEMP: 60-72F, 16-22C // FLOCCULATION: MED-LOW // ATTENUATION: 73-77% 

Imperial A10 Darkness:
A beautiful strain for stout, porter, brown, and amber ales. Darkness produces a unique character that matches up perfectly with roasted and caramel malts. This strain is alcohol tolerant, so don’t hesitate to throw high gravity worts its way.

TEMP: 62-72F, 17-22C // FLOCCULATION: MEDIUM // ATTENUATION: 71-75%

Imperial A20 Citrus:
Citrus cranks out orange and lemon aromas along with some tropical fruit. Use this strain at high temps for big ester production. A wild saccharomyces strain, it will get a bit funky without the worries of a brettanomyces strain.

TEMP: 67-80F, 19-27C // FLOCCULATION: LOW // ATTENUATION:74-78%
This strain tests positive for the STA1 gene via PCR analysis and is therefore considered to be Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus 

Imperial A24 Dry Hop:
Dry Hop is a blend of A20 Citrus and A04 Barbarian. When this blend goes to work on your hoppy beer, the hop aroma blows up. The combination of these strains produces amazing aromas of citrus, peach, and apricot that will accentuate your IPA, pale ale, and any other hop-driven beer.

TEMP: 64-74F, 18-23C // FLOCCULATION: MEDIUM // ATTENUATION: 74-78%
This blend contains a strain that tests positive for the STA1 gene via PCR analysis and is therefore considered to be Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus. 

Imperial A38 Juice:
Juicy. Fruity. Juice is an amazing strain for East Coast IPAs. The ester profile of Juice brings out the aromas and flavors of the new school hops and creates a beer that is greater than the sum of its parts. Keep an eye on this strain, it likes to move to the top of fermentation and will climb out the fermenter if too full.

TEMP: 64-74F, 18-23C // FLOCCULATION: MEDIUM // ATTENUATION: 72-76%
This strain has demonstrated the need for higher wort dissolved oxygen (DO) levels than most ale strains. Target 20-25 ppm DO or set the oxygen regulator flow to 50% higher than normal.

Imperial A43 Loki:
A traditional Norwegian Kveik strain that has an extremely wide fermentation temperature range. This strain has been traditionally used in farmhouse style beers however, due to it’s fermentation temp range can be used in a variety of beers from pseudo lagers, Belgian inspired, and hop forward beers. On the cool end of the range Loki is super clean; producing little to no esters. As things warm up, it tends to produce a huge fruit ester profile.

Temp: 65-100°F(16-37°C) // Flocculation: Med-High // Attenuation: 75-85%

Lager Strains

Imperial L17 Harvest:
This strain combines good flocculation characteristics with low sulfur and low diacetyl. Clean fermentations produce amazing bock, Helles, pilsner, dunkles, and just about any other lager style you throw its way.

TEMP: 50-60F, 10-16C // FLOCCULATION: MEDIUM // ATTENUATION: 70-74%

Belgian Ale Strains

Imperial B56 Rustic:
This unique yeast can be used in your saison, farmhouse ale, or other Belgian styles where high ester levels are important. Rustic typically produces a lot of bubblegum and juicy aromas that compliment complex maltiness.

TEMP: 68-80F, 20-27C // FLOCCULATION: MEDIUM // ATTENUATION: 72-76%
This strain tests positive for the STA1 gene via PCR analysis and is therefore considered to be Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus

German Ale Strains

Imperial G03 Dieter:
Dieter is a clean, crisp, traditional German Kölsch strain. A very low ester profile makes this strain perfect for Kölsch, Alt and other light colored delicate beers. Dieter has better flocculation characteristics than most Kölsch strains which allow brewers to produce clean, bright beers in a shorter amount of time.

TEMP: 60-69F, 16-20C // FLOCCULATION: MEDIUM // ATTENUATION: 73-77%

Wild and Sour Strains

Imperial F08 Sour Batch Kidz:
Sour Batch Kidz is a blend of a low attenuating Belgian saison yeast, Lactobacillus, and three Brettanomyces yeast strains. This blend is great for emulating lambics, Flanders reds, sour farmhouse ales and any other brew you would like to funk up.

TEMP: 68-76F, 20-24C // FLOCCULATION: LOW // ATTENUATION: 80%+
This blend contains a strain that tests positive for the STA1 gene via PCR analysis and is therefore considered to be Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus. 

Imperial W15 Suburban Brett:
Suburban Brett is a single Brettanomyces yeast strain that works great as a secondary aging strain. It really shines when used in wood barrels and will produce complex and balanced aromas of sour cherry and dried fruit. It can also be used for as a primary strain for brett only beers

TEMP: 64-74F, 18-23C // FLOCCULATION: LOW // ATTENUATION: 75-80%


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