A classic strain for brewing Belgian dubbel or Belgian tripel. This Abbey strain produces a nice balance of complex fruity esters and phenolics, making it desirable for use in other Belgian style ales as well. A flocculent, true top cropping yeast (additional headspace is recommended), that will work over a broad temperature range. This strain makes a great Belgian style house strain.
Temperature Range: 64-78°F, 18-25°C
Alcohol Tolerance: 11 to 12% ABV or higher
Styles: Belgian Dubbel, Belgian Golden Strong Ale, Belgian Specialty Ale, Belgian Tripel, Biere de Garde