Lallemand Brewing Munich Classic Wheat Beer Yeast


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Lallemand Munich Classic Wheat Beer Yeast is a Bavarian wheat beer strain that can easily express the spicy and estery aroma profile typical to German wheat beer styles. This strain is simple to use over a wide range of recipe variations and fermentation conditions, making it a great choice for a number of traditional styles of wheat beer. In classic open fermentation vessels, the yeast can be skimmed off the top in the traditional manner.

Pack Sizes:

  • 11g Sachet

Beer Styles:

  • Weizen/Weissbier
  • Dunkelweizen
  • Weizenbock.

Microbiological Properties:

  • Classified as a Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a top fermenting yeast.
  • Typical Analysis of Munich Classic Yeast:
  • Percent solids  93% – 97%
  • Living Yeast Cells  ≥  5 x 109 per gram of dry yeast
  • Wild Yeast  < 1 per 106 yeast cells
  • Bacteria  < 1 per 106 yeast cells
  • Finished product is released to the market only after passing a rigorous series of tests

*According to the ASBC and EBC methods of analysis

Brewing Properties:

In Lallemand Brewing Standard Conditions Wort at 20°C (68°F) Munich Classic yeast exhibits:

  • Vigorous fermentation that can be completed in 4 days
  • Medium to High attenuation and Low flocculation
  • Aroma and flavor is balanced with prominent fruity esters and spicy phenol notes of banana and clove.
  • The optimal temperature range for Munich Classic yeast when producing traditional styles is 17°C(63°F) to 22°C(72°F)
  • Fermentation rate, fermentation time and degree of attenuation are dependent on inoculation density, yeast handling, fermentation temperature and nutritional quality of the wort.

Flavour and Aroma:

Munich Classic Beer Yeast | Lallemand Brewing


  • Dosage 0.5 - 1.0 g/L
  • Re-hydrate before use 100 mL (4 oz.) Water at 30 - 35C (86-92F)