Flanders Golden Ale
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus
Profile: This well-balanced strain from northern Belgium will produce moderate levels of both fruity esters and spicy phenols while finishing dry with a hint of malt. 3739-PC is a robust and versatile strain that performs nicely in a broad range of Belgian styles.
Metric Temperature Range: 18-27 °C
Notes: This Wyeast yeast strain has been classified as Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus using rapid PCR analysis. This strain carries the STA1 gene, which is the “signature” gene of Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus and will be found in all diastaticus strains.