Lalvin EC-1118 Wine Yeast Value Pack

Five (5) sachets of Lalvin EC-1118 generic wine yeast. A wine yeast noted for creating a dry sec and high ABV. Recommended for low cost fruit wines.
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Lalvin EC-1118 Yeast Value Pack

The Lalvin EC-1118 yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae bayanus) bundle of five (5) sachets is a champagne style yeast with the ability to ferment a range of edible organic starches, has good flocculation, and excellent alcohol tolerance. Produces vegetable wines with a neutral aroma. It is a vigourously fermenting yeast. EC-1118 is a suitable strain for use in brewing: basic table wines, sparkling fruit wines, meads, ciders, and brewed soft drinks. Ideal for small batch fruit wine making.

  • LALVIN EC-1118 requires rehydration for 20 minutes at 35°C-37°C before use.
  • Activated yeast starter must cool to 25°C before use.
  • Do not use yeast starter which is older than 45 minutes..
  • Operating temperature range 10°C–30°C.
  • Recommended fermentation temperature: 20°C–25°C.
  • This yeast has low foam formation.
  • Does not generate SO2, H2S, and other undesired acids or esters.
  • 5 grams is suitable for 4.5 to 23 litres at recommended temperature range.
  • Lower temperature fermenting will require higher yeast dosage.
  • LALVIN EC-1118 yeast may produce up to 18% ABV.

Contents: 5 x 5g sachets

***We suggest when undertaking longer duration ferments such as Mead to add 1.0g of complete yeast nutrient for each 2.0 litres.***

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