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Lalvin EC-1118 Yeast 5g

EC1118 for mead, Sarsaparilla, vegetable wines or Ginger beer.
Total: $ 4.95

Lalvin EC-1118 Champagne 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 fruit 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 16% ABV.

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..***

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