Fermentis SafLager E-30 (Estery Lager) Yeast

$15.50$30.00 Inc GST

Saflager E-30 25g
Fermentis SafLager E-30 (Estery Lager) Yeast $15.50$30.00 Inc GST

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SafLager E-30 yeast produces fruity esters, especially banana notes, perfect for estery lagers. Available in a 25g and 50g repacks.

SafLager E-30 yeast is specially crafted for brewers seeking to produce fruity, estery lagers. This high-quality yeast is known for its ability to generate a high level of fruity esthers including a distinctive banana aroma, enhancing the complexity and flavor profile of your beer. Its versatility makes it an excellent choice for a wide range of lager styles, from traditional pilsners to innovative fruit-infused brews.

Total EstersHigh
Total Sup. AlcoholsMedium
Apparent Attenuation80-84%

Flavor Profile

SafLager E-30 is renowned for its high ester production, delivering vibrant, fruity flavors with pronounced banana notes. These esters add a delightful complexity to lagers, making them stand out with a unique, aromatic profile that appeals to both casual drinkers and connoisseurs.

Fermentation Performance

This yeast strain exhibits medium sedimentation, creating a powdery haze that is characteristic of many lager beers. It has an apparent attenuation of 80-84%, ensuring a robust and complete fermentation process. Whether used with or without prior rehydration, SafLager E-30 maintains consistent performance, adapting well to various brewing conditions.

Usage Guidelines

SafLager E-30 is designed for ease of use, suitable for direct pitching or rehydration according to your brewing preferences. It thrives in a range of temperatures and conditions, making it a reliable choice for both novice and experienced brewers. For optimal results, ensure proper aeration and temperature control during fermentation.

How Much E-30 Should You Pitch?

The recommended pitch rate for SafLager E-30 is 80 to 120 grams per hectoliter (g/hl). This range ensures optimal yeast cell density for effective fermentation, allowing the yeast to perform efficiently and produce the desired estery and fruity characteristics in your lager beer.

Batch Size (Liters)Pitch Rate (g/hl)Amount Range (grams)
20 L80 – 12016 – 24
40 L80 – 12032 – 48
50 L80 – 12040 – 60

Ideal E-30 Yeast Fermentation Temperature

The ideal temperature range for Saflager E-30 yeast is 12 – 18°C (53.6 – 64.4°F).


  • Optimal Ester Production: Ideal for creating fruity, estery lagers with complex flavor profiles.
  • Versatile Applications: Suitable for a variety of lager and fruit-oriented beer styles.
  • Consistent Quality: Reliable performance across different brewing conditions, maintaining high fermentation quality.

Packaging and Storage

SafLager E-30 is available in a convenient 500g pack, perfect for multiple batches. With a shelf life of 36 months, it ensures long-term usability without compromising quality. Store in a cool, dry place to maintain its viability and effectiveness.

By incorporating SafLager E-30 into your brewing process, you can achieve a unique and memorable flavor profile that sets your beers apart. Whether you’re crafting a classic lager or experimenting with fruity variations, this yeast delivers exceptional results every time.

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25g, 50g


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