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Safale US-05 Dry Yeast (11.5 grams)

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Safale US-05 Dry Yeast (11.5 grams)

SKU: Y014

The quintessential dry American Ale yeast. Used for IPAs, Pale Ales, Cream Ales, or any other style that would benefit from a crisp, clean finish.

With the long shelf life of dry yeast, this is one strain you'll be able to keep on hand all the time, just in case of fermentation emergencies. Get a few extra packs and keep them in the fridge.


A ready-to-pitch dry American ale yeast. Safale US-05 produces well balanced beers with low diacetyl and a very clean, crisp end palate.

Sedimentation: low to medium.

Final gravity: medium.

Formerly US-56 - Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Details & Instructions

Additional Information

Ideal Temperature Range (°F) 59-75
Flocculation Medium
Profile Ale

4.9 / 5.0
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Works great every time.
September 2, 2019
1 month ago
This is an absolute "Go Too" strain.
I have had great success with Safe Ale US 05. It's affordable.
May 2, 2019
7 months ago
Never disapoints
March 2, 2019
1 year ago
Great overall yeast
This yeast has gotten me out of those pesky stuck Belgian fermentations and did not leave a bunch of off flavors behind.
February 15, 2019
8 months ago
Very good yeast!
I really enjoy using this yeast, used it several times and is on par with Wyeast and White labs Chico strains.
December 10, 2018
10 months ago
its the only yeast I have used in three kits
have no complaints at all
November 24, 2018
1 year ago
Dry Yeast
Worked like a charm. Made a great porter!!
November 21, 2018
11 months ago
Very good
Best all round yeast I have for my ales and pilsners.
November 18, 2018
11 months ago
Great American Ale yeast
This yeast worked great for an American IPA. Pitched dry with no problems.
July 29, 2018
1 year ago
Good all around yeast for brewing.
I've never had a safale-05 fail me. I also save the trub and use it to pitch the next batch I brew. I do this two or three times before buying a new sachet. Never had a single problem.
May 27, 2018
1 year ago
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Does this yeast need to be refrigerated at all times before use?
A shopper on Aug 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, Dry yeast can even be stored in one's freezer. The cells contain no water; hence, there's nothing to cause them to rupture when stored at temperatures below that at which water freezes

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