Lalvin EC-1118 Wine Yeast 5g

Lalvin EC1118 is a cool fermenting generic wine yeast used to create dry high alcohol wines, mead, Sarsaparilla, vegetable wines or Ginger beer.
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Lalvin EC-1118 Wine Yeast

Lalvin EC-1118 Wine Yeast

The EC-1118 yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae bayanus) has the ability to ferment at low temperature, good flocculation and excellent alcohol tolerance. This makes EC-1118 an excellent strain to be used in a wide range of applications such as sparkling wines, fruit wines, meads, and brewed soft drinks. Ideal for small batch homebrew wine making

It is frequently used as a generic inexpensive wine yeast for limited skill wine making.

  • LALVIN EC-1118 yeast has low foam formation
  • Does not generate SO2, H2S, and other undesired acids or esters.
  • Optimum fermentation temperature 14o – 18°C.
  • Minimum starting temperature is 12°C.
  • Fermentation temperature should not exceed 30°C.
  • Lower temperatures may require higher dosage.
  • 5 grams is suitable for 4.5 to 23 litres.
  • LALVIN EC-1118 yeast may produce up to 18% ABV.
  • Made in Canada.

Contents: 5g

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

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