Cider Yeast M02
Mangrove Jack’s Cider Yeast is a high ester-producing strain, imparting wonderful flavor depth, revealing the full fruit potential of the juice. Ciders fermented using this strain are exceptionally crisp, flavorsome and refreshing in taste. This highly robust yeast has good fructose assimilation and is capable of fermenting under challenging conditions and over a wide temperature range. Mangrove Jack’s Cider Yeast is a highly flocculent strain, suitable for all styles of cider. Trace nutrients have been blended with the yeast in Mangrove Jack’s Cider Yeast sachets for optimum yeast health, fermentation performance and cider quality.
AROMA CHARACTERISTICS: This strain promotes fruity aromas through high ester production, especially at warmer temperatures.
FLAVOR/MOUTH FEEL CHARACTERISTICS: Ciders fermented with this strain will finish dry and be relatively full-bodied with exceptional depth and full-flavored fruit character.
HIGHER ALCOHOL BEERS: This strain has high alcohol tolerance up to >12% ABV.
STRAIN CLASSIFICATION: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE RANGE: 54-82°F (12-28°C)
PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS: (5- high, 1- low)
FLOCCULATION RATE: 5
VIABLE YEAST CELLS: >5 x 109 CFU/gram
DRY WEIGHT: 93 – 96%
WILD YEAST: <1 per 106 cells
TOTAL BACTERIA: <1 per 106 cells
GMO STATUS: GMO Free
Very fast to start, activity may be seen between 12-24 hours. Fermentation is rapid and reliable, this strain ferments to very high attenuation in a short space of time. Temperature range for fermentation is broad and can perform well at cool temperatures. This strain will ferment reliably down to 54°F (12°C) and is an outstanding choice for all ciders, especially continental styles. This strain produces high quantities of esters at warmer temperatures giving pronounced aroma and flavor characteristics. Nitrogen requirement is low and SO2 tolerance is high.
Usage Directions: Sprinkle contents directly on up to 6 US Gal of cider. For best results ferment at 54-82 degrees F.
Storage Recommendations: Refrigerate