CBC-1 has been especially selected for it's refermentation properties and is recommended for Cask and Bottle Conditioning. CBC-1 referments beers up to 12-14% ABV due to its high resistance to alcohol and pressure; it does not produce flavors therefore conserving the original character of the beer.
The yeast will settle and form a tight mat at the end of refermentation. CBC-1 can also be used for primary fermentation and is especially suitable for Champagne-like beers and fruit beers. CBC-1 will ferment and referment within a range of temperature of 15° to 25°C (59° to 77°F).
This particular strain has also been extensively tested for high gravity brewing to produce flavored-alcohol beverages. Please inquire at email@example.com if you have an interest. CBC-1 is available in 500g vacuum-sealed package. Bulk volumes are available for commercial use on request.
• Classified as Saccharomyces cerevisiae
• The typical analysis of this active dry strain: Percent solid 93-95% Living yeast cells >10 x 109 per gram of dry yeast Bacteria <1 per 106 yeast cells
• CBC-1 is best used for refermentation purposes conducted preferably with priming sugars such as dextrose.• CBC-1 is a fast starter and robust strain which can be used to ferment/referment beers up to 12% ABV.• Fermentation can be completed in 3 days at 20°C with an inoculation rate of 50-100g per bbl of beer (5-10 million cells per ml). CBC-1 leaves some residual sweetness in the beer since it does not use maltotriose.• Refermentation (100%) can be completed within 14 days at 15-25°C with an inoculation rate of 10g of yeast per hl of beer (1-2 million cells per ml). Temperature and inoculation rate can be adapted in order to achieve desired results. If the beer is already partly carbonated the pitching rate can be reduced.• Shows flocculation and sedimentation at the end of the refermentation period.• CBC-1 does not impart on the flavor of the original beer to be refermented.• Dry yeast contains an adequate reservoir of carbohydrates and unsaturated fatty acids and cell division is likely to occur in the bottle (typically – one division).