Safale S-04 English Ale Yeast (Fermentis) - 11.5 g

Safale S-04 English Ale Yeast (Fermentis) - 11.5 g

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Homebrewers love this commercial English Ale yeast for its big, clean flavor; its rapid fermentation; and its highly flocculant character.
Widely recommended for practically any American or English style beer, S-04 yeast a rapid starter and finisher which settles out extremely well, leading to a clean finished beer. Great to keep a few packets as back-ups or just to use as a less-expensive alternative to liquid cultures.
The manufacturer states the strain is directly pitchable. For activation or proofing, suspend yeast in 4 oz of warm water (85-100F). Do not stir. Let stand for 15 minutes then stir gently. Add an equal amount of wort to your solution. Cover, let sit for five minutes, and pitch.
Recommended temperature range: 64F-72F.
Item # DY25
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.06LBS
Weight11.5 G
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Amanda Z on Apr 11, 2018
To make a hard cider with.
Joshua H on Apr 5, 2018
Amanda Z on Apr 11, 2018
A very good and easy to use dry yeast.
Jim S on Apr 9, 2018
To make a hard cider with.
Joshua H on Apr 5, 2018
excellent product
Alby P on Apr 4, 2018
Prefer a liquid but being it is shipping had concerns about temp controls
Valued C on Apr 3, 2018
dry yeast can't spoil in transit
Rex W on Apr 3, 2018
Used before never had any problems
Valued C on Mar 30, 2018
Great reviews, specs and time to experiment
Peter B on Mar 20, 2018
Great ale yeast
SHAWN H on Mar 20, 2018
Go to fo my stouts and IPA's
christopher r on Mar 20, 2018
I've tried it before. It's my favorite for English Ale.
Fahad A on Mar 16, 2018
Best dry yeast for neipa? Too hot in phx for liquid
Tom Kerr on Mar 9, 2018
Great dry yeast
Gregory on Mar 1, 2018
A great yeast for APA and IPA.
Aaron O on Feb 20, 2018
Best. Yeast. Ever.
charles bland on Feb 16, 2018
high quality ingredient for an irish stout
Aaron M on Feb 14, 2018
Needed it to ferment
Kurt K on Feb 14, 2018
Best success with dry English ale yeasts
Matt S on Feb 12, 2018
04 and 05 are standard workhorse dry yeasts
John C on Feb 12, 2018
To go with English Ale.
Mark Middleton on Feb 8, 2018
Great yeast for fermenting amber ales
Marty K on Feb 7, 2018
Good taste, NE style IPA
Todd Casey on Feb 1, 2018
My house ale yeast
Ken Z on Jan 31, 2018
consistent results
Nick S on Jan 31, 2018
great yeast, good for NEIPA's
Jeffrey d on Jan 26, 2018
Love this stuff--fast and furious.
Anthony J. S on Jan 25, 2018
want to experiment for new england ipa
Valued C on Jan 24, 2018
Use this all the time. Keep it in stock
Mac M on Jan 18, 2018
Used the S-05 in first brew...seemed to work well. Thought I'd try the 04, also recommended by another brewer.
Matthew S on Jan 15, 2018
Used before.
Pat L on Jan 15, 2018
Great ipa yeast, clean works fast
Josh H on Jan 10, 2018
A very good and easy to use dry yeast.
Jim S on Apr 9, 2018
excellent product
Alby P on Apr 4, 2018

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Great product.
A great product for brewers in the Southeast during the summer months.
April 26, 2018
1 year ago
Really great product would tell others to give a try
Great product does very well in 70 degree fermentations. Very pleased
April 22, 2018
1 year ago
Great quality.
Great quality expires in mid 2020 which is great for me. Most important is shipping was fast.
March 30, 2018
1 year ago
This worked great for a winter warmer I brewed. I like using dry yeast and making a starter 2 days before brewday
March 11, 2018
1 year ago
Does what it is supposed to do. Extremely fast shipping.
February 1, 2018
1 year ago
Super fast
Fast, violent fermentation. Use a blow off hose, not an airlock. Flocculates quickly and completely. Will use again.
January 28, 2018
1 year ago
Had very good experiences with this yeast great attenuation for English style beers or for those seeking that flavor in their own recipes.
January 28, 2018
1 year ago
Fast acting
Krausen subsided in about 4 days. Easy to rehydrate and pitch. I'll be using this again.
January 24, 2018
1 year ago
I received fresh yeast that made awesome beer
January 23, 2018
1 year ago
It's a workhorse
Whatever styles you're prone to brewing and yeasts that you usually use, every home-brewer should have a packet of S04 and S05 in the fridge. Great in a bind, and can work wonders for improvised brew days.
January 9, 2018
1 year ago