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Fermentis SafCider™ AB-1 500g

Formerly known as SafCider™, SafCider™ AB-1 the best cider yeast for balanced ciders, combining delicate fresh apple and apple sauce notes.

Usage Rate
20 to 30 g/hl for first fermentation, at least 1 day after SO2 addition
Fermentation Temperature
Broad fermentation temperature spectrum: 10 - 30°C
Shelf Life
36 months from production date. 7 days if opened.

SKU: BZZZ1987

The best cider yeast for balanced ciders, combining delicate fresh apple and apple sauce notes.

DOSAGE

– 10 to 20 g/hl for first fermentation

– 30 to 40 g/hl for prise de mousse

USAGE

For all types of ciders even under difficult fermentation conditions.

SHELF LIFE

4 years from production date.

REHYDRATION PROCEDURE

Direct inoculation:

– Pour the yeast on the surface of at least 10 times their weight of must (possibly directly on the top of the tank or during tank filling after clarification).

– Gently stir to avoid or break clumps.

– Immediately transfer into the tank via a pumping over with aeration (or homogenize tank volume).

With prior rehydration:

– Pour the yeast on the surface of 10 times their weight of tap water at room temperature.

– Gently stir to avoid or break clumps.

– Wait for 20 minutes and transfer into the tank via a pumping over with aeration.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS

– Excellent settlement strength even with its sensitive to killer phenotype

– Regular kinetic

– Broad fermentation temperature spectrum: 10-30°C (50-86°F)

– Very low nitrogen requirements: Ratio YAN**(mg/L)/Sugar(g/L) > 0.7

– Very good assimilation of fructose

– Maximum initial SO2 level recommended: 125mg/L

– High malic acid consumption (up to 1.5 g/L)

– Medium 2-phenylethanol and isoamyl acetate producer.

Amylic notes can be enhanced especially when YAN/Sugar >1

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