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Fermentis Dry Yeast - Safale S-04

Fermentis Dry Yeast - Safale S-04

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A well-known, commercial English ale yeast, selected for its fast fermentation character and its ability to form a very compact sediment at the end of the fermentation, helping to improve beer clarity. This yeast is recommended for the production of a large range of ale beers where big flavor is desired. Used in test batches here at B3 we were pleased with the clean flavor. Initial customer feedback has also been very high. Recommended temperature range: 64F-72F.

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Good all around yeast
Valued C on Dec 9, 2019
Recipe
Alton S on Dec 4, 2019
Good all around yeast
Valued C on Dec 9, 2019
recipe
DANIEL M on Dec 7, 2019
Recipe
Alton S on Dec 4, 2019
great yeast
Roger K W on Dec 4, 2019
good reviews
Regan S on Dec 3, 2019
My son told me to
Georgann M on Dec 2, 2019
Very good English yeast option
andrew T p on Nov 25, 2019
Fast clean, best for IPA'S
Lauren W on Nov 25, 2019
Good dry yeast
Jason m on Nov 25, 2019
Settles out extremely well - perfect for kegged beer.
Stephen K on Nov 23, 2019
Known
steve m on Nov 23, 2019
havent tried it yet
ted b on Nov 22, 2019
Porter, stout, and other dark beer yeast is very good!
Edward C. V on Nov 21, 2019
Backup for the 1084
MATT C H on Nov 20, 2019
Good clean fermenting yeast
Robert M on Nov 15, 2019
Old standby
Ken K on Nov 13, 2019
my go to yeast
kyle c on Nov 12, 2019
For Beer
Patrick R on Nov 9, 2019
used it before, easy to use
mark j on Nov 5, 2019
ease of use
RANCE A on Nov 5, 2019
Recipe
Christopher S on Nov 5, 2019
Good yeast
Stephen D on Nov 4, 2019
old reliable
Theo Macris on Nov 1, 2019
because you didnt have what I wanted
james p on Oct 31, 2019
Nice all around yeast. It sediments very well, which makes it a great option for those of us who bottle directly from the primary fermenter.
Anne E on Oct 29, 2019
The right yeast for my beer
Wayne P on Oct 21, 2019
Dry yeast is easier
Jason H on Oct 21, 2019
For brewing English porter
Rob B on Oct 10, 2019
Dry yeast makes the trip to Georgia a little easier in the summer than liquid yeast.
Steven P on Oct 9, 2019
Excellent yeast
Mohd A on Oct 5, 2019
I like this yeast.
Joseph L on Sep 27, 2019
Using for a famous citra pale ale clone
Todd C on Sep 24, 2019
afraid of hot weather for liquid yeast shipping
lee w on Sep 23, 2019
Recipe
Jacqueline K on Sep 20, 2019
Suggested yeast for kit purchased
Edward F on Sep 19, 2019
recipe
Russ Brodeur on Sep 14, 2019
I always have good luck with Safale yeast
Todd B on Sep 6, 2019
From the selection recommended
Gerald J F on Sep 5, 2019
Price
Kevin B on Aug 28, 2019
good fermenting
Lucinda m T on Aug 28, 2019
For smoked maple stout
James S on Aug 28, 2019
brown ales and 805 clone
Jon S on Aug 28, 2019
easy to use to create yeast starter; fits the style
John R C on Aug 28, 2019
Summer heat
Tyler on Aug 28, 2019
Porter
David Simpson on Aug 28, 2019
good product, price point
william n on Aug 28, 2019
for stout
Clark J on Aug 28, 2019
other !/2 of my favorite yeast
Michelle K on Aug 28, 2019
Try something different
Mark L on Aug 28, 2019
recipe
DANIEL M on Dec 7, 2019
great yeast
Roger K W on Dec 4, 2019
Reviews

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This is my favorite English yeast. I have used several different liquid yeast but this one had given the best performance and consistency
September 20, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
So far great fermintations!
If it works as good as 05 should be great
June 24, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Fast and Clean!
To those new to brewing, play it safe with Safale S-04. Don't worry about hydrating, pitch it dry and stir it in. It works fast and clears out fast. I typically get crystal clear ale in 4 days with this stuff. I've tried several and keep coming back to this one. I brew 3 gallon batches on the stove top, use 1/2 pack, tape it shut and use the rest within a couple weeks with no problems.
Fast and clean!
Fast and clean!
March 7, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Always keep some on hand.
Mostly use liquid yeasts with a yeast starter. Always like to keep a couple of varieties of Safale dry on hand. Easy to store and lasts a long time. Handy to have in case of a yeast emergency.
February 5, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Active and fast
Easy to use and fast fermentation.
September 26, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
I use different yeast for different brews and to date I have alway had absolute success with every purchase; including safale S-04
September 20, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Great yeast
This yeast always creates a clean, tasty beer. Such a great backup yeast to have on hand.
June 1, 2018