Munich Classic is a Bavarian wheat beer strain selected from the Doemens Culture Collection. It imparts the spicy and fruity aroma profile typical of German wheat beer styles. This strain is simple to use over a wide range of recipe variations and fermentation conditions, making it a great choice for a number of traditional styles of wheat beer. A true top-cropping yeast, Munich Classic can be skimmed off the top of classic open fermentation vessels in the traditional manner. Styles brewed with Munich Classic include but are not limited to Weizen/Weissbier, Dunkelweizen and Weizenbock.
In Lallemand’s Standard Conditions Wort at 20°C (68°F) Munich Classic yeast exhibits:
- Vigorous fermentation that can be completed in 4 days.
- Medium to High attenuation and Low flocculation.
- Aroma and flavor is balanced with prominent notes of banana and clove.
- The optimal temperature range for Munich Classic yeast when producing traditional styles is 17°C(63°F) to 22°C(72°F).
Lag phase, total fermentation time, attenuation and flavor are dependent on pitch rate, yeast handling, fermentation temperature and nutritional quality of the wort.
Data Sheet: Munich Classic Wheat Beer Yeast