The Yeast Bay - Simonaitis Lithuanian Farmhouse
Simonaitis Lithuanian Farmhouse
Lithuanian Farmhouse strain, exhibiting good attenuation, and high alcohol and temperature tolerance. Gives a distinct citrus and spice character.
This culture is a single strain of Sacchromyces cerevisiae, isolated from a Lithuanian Farmhouse mixed culture (which originally containing multiple strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Lactobacillus sp.) kindly provided by Julius Simonaitis via Lars Garshol (click here for Lars' blog).
Across a wide temperature range this culture will throw an intriguing mix of orange, tropical fruit and stone fruit esters that is reminiscent of POG Juice (passionfruit, orange, guava), and produces distinct spicy/earthy/herbal undertones.
While not a “kveik” strain, it handles high temperatures and high gravity worts well, with an upper fermentation temperature of 35ºC and a high alcohol tolerance (>10%).
Attenuation: 76% - 82%
Optimum Ferm Temp: 24 - 35ºC
Liquid Yeasts are shipped with ice in an insulated bag. We recommend using express post to ensure that the yeast arrives in peak condition.
This culture is out of date, with a best before date of 30th August 2020. This culture has been shipped and stored cold, and should still be viable, however we receommend the use of a starter