Wyeast 2272 North American Lager Yeast
We got this yeast strain out of Wyeast’s Private Collection! This is a Wyeast exclusive strain that was selected from their extensive yeast archive and repropagated for homebrewer’s like you. The North American Lager is best used for Pre-Prohibition Lagers, International Pale Lagers, American Lagers, American Light and Dark Lagers. A traditional culture of North American and Canadian lagers, light pilsners, and adjunct beers. Mildly malty profile, medium ester profile, well balanced. Malty finish.
Seasonal availability only.
Wyeast 2272 North American Lager Yeast Characteristics:
- Temp Range: 52-58°F
- Attenuation: 70-76%
- Flocculation: High
- ABV Tolerance: 9%
Wyeast 2272 North American Lager Recommended Styles/Recipe Kits:
- American Lager / This Beer's For You American Lager
- International Pale Lager
- International Dark Lager
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*NOTE:*During summer months, we include complimentary ice packs will all liquid yeast orders. However, it is difficult to guarantee that the ice packs will stay frozen given transit times and particularly hot temperatures. For this reason, we recommend ordering dry yeast during summer months.
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More about Wyeast Q1 2023 Private Collection: Legacy Curation
2272-PC North American Lager and 2352-PC Munich Lager II are used to make the country’s favorite lager styles. 2272-PC is the backbone to the American lager, the American Light Lager, and the International Lager. The flavors turn out to be smooth, highly-carbonated, and light-bodied, which makes them easy to drink at a lower ABV. For something more complex, 2352-PC will recreate the quintessential malty German lagers and showcase the elegance of ingredients.