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Scourmont Abbey Ale

GY014


Attenuation Medium Gravity* 79% – 81%
Attenuation High Gravity* 79% – 81% (10.6% – 11.3% ABV)
Temperature Range† 64˚F – 80˚F
Flocculation Low

Description: Classic Belgian yeast from one of the best known Trappist breweries. A fragrant yeast that produces delicious fruity aroma. Good choice for high gravity beers. Generally, the warmer this yeast is fermented the higher the level of fruit aromas produced.


Representative Styles: Belgian Ale, Dubbel, Belgian Strong, Tripel, Biere De Garde, Saison


* Attenuation was measured after 8 days with Ale yeast at 70˚F and Lager yeast at 50˚F. Medium Gravity is 14˚ – 16˚Plato. High Gravity is 23˚- 25˚Plato.

† The working temperature range represents the range at which fermentation for a given strain produces a typical attenuation- not necessarily the ideal temperature for your particular beer style. As a rule of thumb, start ale yeast fermentation at 68˚ – 72˚F and then lower or raise temp as desired. Lager Yeast are typically fermented at 45˚ – 58˚F. If desired, Lager Yeast can be given a “hot start” at 65-68˚F and then lowered to the primary temperature after active fermentation begins (10-20hrs).

GigaYeast laboratory is still gathering data on many of our strains. Information provided here may change some in the future. Please call if you need more info.