Lallemand Belle Saison Belgian Saison-Style Ale Yeast (11g)

Lallemand Belle Saison Belgian Saison-Style Ale Yeast (11g)

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LalBrew® Belle Saison is a Belgian-style ale yeast selected specifically for its ability to create Saison-style beers. Belle Saison is a diastaticus strain that allows the brewers to achieve the high attenuation characteristic of this classic style. Designed for warm-temperature fermentation true to traditional “Farmhouse” production methods, beers brewed with LalBrew® Belle Saison are fruity, spicy and refreshing.

Classified as a Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus, a top fermenting yeast.

Typical Analysis of LalBrew® Belle Saison yeast:

Percent solids  93% – 97%

Living Yeast Cells  ≥  5 x 109 per gram of dry yeast

Wild Yeast  < 1 per 106 yeast cells

Bacteria  < 1 per 106 yeast cells

Finished product is released to the market only after passing a rigorous series of tests

*According to the ASBC and EBC methods of analysis

In Lallemand’s Standard Conditions Wort at 20°C (68°F) LalBrew® Belle Saison yeast exhibits:

  • Vigorous fermentation that can be completed in 4 days
  • High Attenuation and Low Flocculation
  • Aroma and flavor is traditional of Saisons with citrus and pepper notes.
  • The optimal temperature range for LalBrew® Belle Saison yeast when producing traditional styles is 15°C(59°F) to 35°C(95°F)

Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus strains are capable of utilizing some types of dextrins. Extra care should be taken to ensure proper cleaning procedures are in place to avoid any cross-contamination with other brews.

Fermentation rate, fermentation time and degree of attenuation are dependent on inoculation density, yeast handling, fermentation temperature and nutritional quality of the wort.