AB1 Yeast SafCider 5g
Fermentis SafCider™ AB-1, formerly known as SafCider, selected from the Champagne region, can be used for all types of sweet and dry ciders from fresh or concentrated apple juices.
In French cider recipe trail, AB-1 displayed a delicate aromatic profile combining fresh apple and elaborated fruit applesauce notes with a balanced mouthfeel.
This cider yeast works at a wide temperature range between 10-30°C (50-86°F) with ideal temperatures between 18-24°C (64-75°F). Works at low pH from 3.3.
Low nitrogen requirements: from 150ppm of Yeast Available Nitrogen.
Very good assimilation of fructose. Highly flocculant.
The best cider yeast for balanced ciders, combining delicate fresh apple and apple sauce notes. Fast and clean fermenter able to lower acidity.
SafCider™ AB-1 Characteristics:
- Temp Range: 50-86°F
- Taxonomy: Saccharomyces bayanus
- Aromas: Fresh apples, low banana pear, low fruit compote
- Mouthfeel: Balanced, low sweetness, medium crispness
- Malic Acid Consumption: High – up to 1.5 g/L
- Max initial SO2: 125 mg/L
- Killer Factor: Sensitive
SafCider™ AB-1 can be directly pitched without rehydration.