Popularly the “Chico,” this neutral, highly attenuating, moderately flocculating chart-topper is a great house for its reliability, versatility and lauded place in American craft beer history. It ferments cool, crisp and clean at the low range, with light citrus under 66°F. Great for displays of malts and hops. Also try DIPA Ale or British Ale I for hops, or West Coast Ale II or Scottish Ale for malts
Flocculation: medium to low
Temperature range: 60-73° F (16-23° C)
Alcohol tolerance: 11%
Certain strains may contain up to 500 billion cells, some contain roughly 150 billion. Most importantly, Omega Yeast Labs packages their yeast with the appropriate amount of yeast to adequately ferment 5 gallons of wort at 1.060 specific gravity.