Y2 Agave Pure Yeast

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Helter Beverages Agave Pure Y2 Yeast Specifically selected for Agave fermentations.

Agave Pure Y2 is a fast-fermenting yeast capable of reaching 6% ABV in 24 hours or 12% ABV in 72 hours. It creates a traditional estery style Tequila spirit enhancing the agave flavor note from agave syrup, agave nectar or traditional oven cooked agave juice.

For an easy, 1-step agave fermentation use in conjunction with yeast nutrient AGAVE PURE N2 YEAST NUTRIENT.

Pack Size:

  • 500g Brick

Product Features and Benefits:

  • Fast Fermenting
  • Traditional Tequila Flavours
  • Robust
  • Enhances Agave Notes
  • Balanced Esters


Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), Emulsifier: Sorbitan Monostearate (E491)

*All ingredients are certified food grade

Dosage Rate:

  • 1 x 500g pack per 500L (1g/L)

Usage Guidance:

  1. Add 2 x 500g to 10L of warm water (1:10) at 35°C. Leave to rehydrate for 20 mins then stir to fully dissolve.
  2. Pitch into agave must when the must is ≤32° C. We recommend using it in combination with Agave Pure N2.

Fermentation temperature:

  • 30°C controlled (35°C Maximum)

Typical analysis:

Viable Yeast > 1.0 *1010 cfu/g
Lactic Acid Bacteria: < 1000 cfu/g
Total Bacteria: < 1000 cfu/g
Wild Yeast: < 100 cfu/g

Storage Guidance:

The product must be stored/transported in cool dry conditions and protected from direct heat sources (e.g. sunlight, boiler etc).

Shelf Life:

The product has a shelf life of 36 months from production date printed on the product.
Use within 7-days of opening.

Packed in Australia from Imported Ingredients.

Further Reading on How to Make an Agave Spirit:

How to Make Agave Wash "Mosto Vivo!" the Easy Way with HB Agave Pure

How to Ferment Agave Syrup and Distil Agave Spirit