2526 Kolsch yeast - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > 2526 Kolsch yeast

Thread Tools
Old 08-20-2009, 02:02 AM   #1
McCuckerson's Avatar
Sep 2008
Zebulon, North Carolina
Posts: 655
Liked 11 Times on 9 Posts

I see 2526 Kolsch yeast popping up in a lot of non-kolsch recipes. I have read that this is a good yeast to use when you do not want to add a lot of flavor from the yeast and let the malt and hop flavors come through. Does anyone have any experience with this yeast and are these claims true?
"Real men drink their freakin' yeast starters...."

Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 02:04 AM   #2
enderwig's Avatar
Nov 2007
Dickinson Texas
Posts: 1,435
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts

I use Kolsch yeast as a happy medium between ale and lager yeasts. Generally when my lager fridge is full, and I want something lager-like, it comes out very clean when fermented around 60
Read the
Homebrewtalk Wiki!

Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 08:22 PM   #3
rocketman768's Avatar
Feb 2008
Evanston, IL
Posts: 1,083
Liked 25 Times on 22 Posts

Yeah, it's clean. I use it mostly tho because it really tolerates low temperatures well. I had a stout that fermented with ambient temps 55-60F.

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
kolsch dry yeast? Joos General Beer Discussion 7 09-14-2016 10:01 PM
Kolsch Yeast? davidkrau Recipes/Ingredients 18 06-14-2010 04:19 PM
Using Kolsch yeast in a Porter? HuggerOrange Recipes/Ingredients 2 11-16-2008 11:37 AM
Kolsch yeast Ryanh1801 General Beer Discussion 4 07-26-2007 06:44 AM
Kolsch yeast??? Raffie General Techniques 14 01-15-2007 01:57 AM

Forum Jump