Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale Yeast

  • Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale Yeast pouch

Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale Yeast

SKU Y1388

PRICE AS CONFIGURED:

$7.99

Product Details

Activator packs do not require the use of a yeast starter. Classic yeast for this beer style. Robust flavor profile with moderate to high alcohol tolerance. Fruity nose and palate, dry, tart finish. May continue to produce CO2 for an extended period after packaging or collection, while in refrigerated storage.


  • Pure pitchable yeast for brewing

  • Contains 100 billion yeast cells

  • Designed to directly inoculate 5 gallons of wort

  • Contains 125 mls (4.25 oz. or 128 grams) liquid yeast & malt-based nutrient blend



Styles: Belgian Blond Ale, Belgian Golden Strong Ale, Belgian Specialty Ale, Belgian Tripel, Bière de Garde, Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer



Keep refrigerated. Do not freeze.

Yeast cells are active and living organisms. A slight expansion in Wyeast packaging is normal and does not indicate poor yeast health. Certain strains, including 1056 and 1338, are more prone to expansion than others. Please visit the Wyeast FAQ for more details.

Additional Information

SKU Y1388
Yeast Style Belgian Ale
Yeast Format Liquid
Flocculation Low
Min Attenuation 74
Max Attenuation 78
Min Fermenting Temp 64
Max Fermenting Temp 80

Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews
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E.A.
Great for Mead

I love this yeast for mead - traditional, spiced, even fruit works well and quickly and cleanly.

T
T.S.
Worked great!

Arrived on time and worked perfectly! I recieved many compliments on my beer and the yeast had a lot to do with it, thanks!

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L.F.
Excellent Yeast for High Nutrient Loads

I have used this yeast twice now and it has worked well with high nutrient loads. Still produced good carbonation in secondary fermentation.

D
D.R.
Wonderful Taste

I have made a few 5 gallon batches and I love the flavor!

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A.D.
Great in BGSA and BOMM!

Dynamite yeast for Duvel-like beers and a tremendous yeast for bringing fruity esters to meads. In meads, this yeast is VERY dynamic with temperature. In my experience with differ ferment temps: low (62F) gives and pretty clean profile with hints of peach, mid (68F) brings bigger esters, darker fruit, and high temps (72F+) really crank out an unmistakable Belgian ale profile.