Fermentis SafLager S-189 Lager Yeast 11.5g

$6.80 Inc GST

Fermentis Saflager s189 11g pack
Fermentis SafLager S-189 Lager Yeast 11.5g $6.80 Inc GST

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A Swiss-origin lager yeast known for its ability to produce clean, neutral beers with high drinkability and subtle floral notes.

SafLager™ S-189 originates from the Hürlimann brewery in Switzerland. It is renowned for brewing lagers with a fairly neutral flavor profile and excellent drinkability. This strain is versatile, suitable for a range of lager styles, and imparts a clean taste with potential herbal and floral notes depending on the brewing conditions.

Key Properties and Specifications

Total EstersLow
Total Sup. AlcoholsLow
Apparent Attenuation80-84%

S-189 Flavor Profile

The yeast provides a crisp and clean flavor with potential herbal and floral notes. It is known for not overpowering the beer’s malt and hop character, allowing for a well-balanced end product.

Fermentation Performance

SafLager™ S-189 is characterized by fast sedimentation and high flocculation, contributing to a clear beer. It performs well under various temperature conditions and is known for its consistent fermentation profile.

How To Use SafLager S-189

The yeast can be directly pitched into the wort or rehydrated beforehand. Optimal fermentation occurs with proper aeration and temperature control, ideally between 12°C – 15°C (53.6-59°F).

Recommended Pitch Rate

Batch Size (Liters)Pitch Rate (g/hl)Amount Range (grams)
20 L80 to 120 g/hl16g – 24g per 20L batch
40 L80 to 120 g/hl32g – 48g per 40L batch
50 L80 to 120 g/hl40g – 60g per 50L batch
60 L80 to 120 g/hl48g – 72g per 60L batch
80 L80 to 120 g/hl64g – 96g per 80L batch
100 L80 to 120 g/hl80g – 120g per 100L batch

Fermentation Temperature

The optimal temperature range for SafLager™ S-189 is 9.0 – 22.0°C, with the best results typically seen between 12°C – 15°C.

Additional information

Weight 0.0115 kg
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 0.7 cm
Weight: No selection

100g, 11.5g, 500g


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