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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.

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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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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
4 months ago
its the only yeast I have used in three kits
have no complaints at all
November 24, 2018
7 months ago
Dry Yeast
Worked like a charm. Made a great porter!!
November 21, 2018
5 months ago
Very good
Best all round yeast I have for my ales and pilsners.
November 18, 2018
5 months ago
Great American Ale yeast
This yeast worked great for an American IPA. Pitched dry with no problems.
July 29, 2018
8 months 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
11 months ago
My favorite!
I’ve never been disappointed using this yeast and it’s my go to for ales. I tend to ferment in the low 70’s (70-72) and it works great!
April 25, 2018
1 year ago
Good dry yeast
This yeast does well and produces nice clean beers. This yeast also seems to hold up well to borderline extreme temperatures. I can run the brew a little on the warmer side and get good beer.
July 7, 2017
1 year ago
Hard working yeast!
I appreciate the confidence that this yeast gives me after a long brew session, knowing that it is going to work. Sure fire yeast!
July 6, 2017
1 year ago
Great yeast very dependable
Usual activity starts in about 30 hours but always very reliable
June 13, 2017
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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