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Saflager W-34/70 Yeast

Original price $11.40 - Original price $11.40
Original price
$11.40
$11.40 - $11.40
Current price $11.40
This famous yeast strain from Weihenstephan in Germany is used world-wide within the brewing industry. SafLager W-34/70 allows to brew beers with a good balance of floral and fruity aromas and gives clean flavors and high drinkable beers.

Sedimentation: high
Final Gravity: medium
Dosage: 11.5 g in 20 to 30 L

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34/70 Saflager / Muntons Continental Lager

Normally an "All Grain" brewer I am returning to brewing after a 12-month spell. Decided on a Muntons Continental extract and Morgans Master Malt Pale. Chatting to the guy behind the counter (Very Helpful), he suggested that the yeast on the can was GTG. A little skeptical, I went with it and did a 2L starter at 18 DegC. "BBBZZZZZTT" starter sat for a week with very little activity. All good, that's what a starter is for! Back to the store picked up the 34/70. Doing some reading around this strain, it can be a little temperamental. Did another starter at 15degC with some yeast nutrient from the same store. (Nutrient appears to be DAP?) Starter kicked off really well and then slowed. Took a little over a week to ferment out. Dropped the brew and yeast into the fermenter - SG 1044. 11 days into the fermentation took a reading -1018. 3 Days later - 1015. Raised the temp .5deg / day over the next 3 days and it landed at 1011/1012. Another reading 2 days later with no change. Good enough for the girls we go with, dropped it into a keg. 3 days later poured a glass. Beautiful colour, no haze or sediment, a little darker than I expected for a Lager. Formed a fantastic head, which also held well. Taste - a little Malty, not overpowering just more than I expected from a Lager. Odur, there appears to be an ever so slight smell. Doesn't deter me from drinking the brew, it does however leave me wondering if its normal or something I induced. Fairly confident its yeast related. Early days in the Keg yet, so I'll wait a few weeks before making too many assumptions. May even give it a run with some NovaLager in the future. All up a pretty simple way to jump back into brewing, with a delicious result. Cheers!

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paul cooper
Saf 34/70

Reliable yeast as always and thanks to the staff at NB for the advice on pitching rates. Really improved my fermentation on batch.

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Angus Sutherland
Saflager w-34/70

Brewed 23L of Pale Czech lager using 2x 34-70 under 15kpa and have ended up with a nice clean smelling and tasting beer. Happy as.