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Fermentis SafBrew™ BR-8 100 g

SafBrew™ BR-8 is the first dry Brettanomyces bruxellensis culture available to brewers, offering all of the sensory benefits of wild or propagated Brett with superior shelf life and process control

SafBrew™ BR g half
Fermentation Temperature
59°F – 77°F (15° – 25°C)
Store in cool (< 50ºF), dry conditions
Shelf Life
24 months from production date. 7 days if opened.
Usage Rate
10g/hL for secondary fermentation; can be adapted depending level of alcohol and pre-carbonation level of CO2 in the beer


SafBrew™ BR-8 is the first Brettanomyces bruxellensis yeast available to brewers in a dry microgranular format.
It offers all the flavor benefits of other wild or propagated Brettanomyces cultures, but with more control, reliability, and shelf stability.

Selected specifically for secondary fermentation in bottles or casks, SafBrew™ BR-8 produces phenolic compounds that create a distinctive finishing touch which evolves over time as the beer is aged. Look for fruity notes early on (pineapple, dried fruit) with typically “funky” Brett character (barnyard, horse, leather) developing with additional cellar time.


BR-8 In The Brewhouse: Kain Escobar of Rahr Eagle Brewery

Featured Testimonials

I really appreciate how user friendly and consistent Fermentis products are and I would absolutely recommend BR-8 to other brewers! It provided a crisp, clean tasting funk that we’ve struggled to Nice balanced sweetness with a berry-driven fruit character. It drops mash pH a bit more than regular oats, but nothing too drastic. I’m looking forward to getting it again! We have a brand we brew semi-regularly that we’ll be slotting it into.

Kabel Lefto, head brewer at Lakes & Legends Brewing