Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks is the Fermentis technical guide designed to give craft brewers, genuine recipes and useful technical tips & tools to use our different brewing yeasts. The guide & recipes are now available for download, in low definition PDF format. The Fermentis recipes allow craft brewers to add their personal touch to them.

Remember that the beer you will produce will depend on the brewing conditions (raw materials, water, equipments)

Tips & Tricks the guide
Yeast & Brewing, Yeast characteristics, Tips, Fermentation follow up sheets, everything you need to know to brew with Fermentis dry brewing yeasts is here.
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Recipe 1. Red Smoky Lager – Using Saflager W-34/70
A nice middle coloured lager beer, with a delicate smoked flavour

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Recipe 2. Weizen Beer – Using Safbrew WB-06
A typical fruity pale Bavarian Hefeweizen beer. This highly carbonated beer turns out distinctive clover & banana flavours and a thick creamy foam head.

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Recipe 3. Red ale – Using Safale US-05
American style ale producing a fine copper to red colour with a strong caramel character.

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Recipe 4. Light bock – Using Saflager S-189
This light bock style beer has strong malty characteristics but no toasted or chocolate aromas

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Recipe 5. German Light Lager – Using Saflager W-34/70
This light lager is a typical beer from Bavaria, a well-known area of Germany. This very pale lager is sometimes slightly gilded. This medium bodied beer is slightly sweet and has a malty character. Its hopped flavour makes it a very pleasant and light lager

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Recipe 6. Dark bock – Using Saflager S-189
This dark bock develops toasty chocolate notes and nutty flavours. A very little hop contribution either in bitterness or aroma.

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Recipe 7. Christmas Special – Using Safale S-04
A seasonal beer recipe that used to be the gift of breweries to their brewers. This intense ale, develops rich & spicy aromas and a nice deep colour. The orange peel gives this beer a very special character.

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Recipe 8. Amber – Using Safale S-04
Amber beer styles are found mainly in Belgium and North America. This basic recipe develops delicate aromas, it’s specific amber colour will depend on the choice of malts.

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Recipe 9. Stout – Using Safbrew S-33
A typical stout recipe with a deep brown colour & dry mouth feel.

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Recipe 10. IPA – Using Safale US-05
Highly hopped ale.

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Recipe 11. Belgian Red Pure Malt – Using Safale US-05
The red colour is only obtained with the malt, no artificial colouring needed

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Recipe 12. Belgian Abbaye Dark Beer – Using Safbrew T-58

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Recipe 13. Belgian Amber Beer – Using Safbrew S-33

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Recipe 14. Belgian Wheat Beer – Using Safbrew WB-06

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Recipe 15. Belgian Weizen – Using Safbrew WB-06

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Recipe 16. Belgian Blond Beer

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