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New Zealand Hops is a proud distributor of the Fermentis brand of yeast.

Fermentis produces true brewer’s yeast in ready to pitch dry form in formats meeting the requirements of industrial brewers, craft and homebrewers. The yeasts are produced in dedicated, state-of-the-art propagation facilities and then carefully dried to preserve their characteristics.

Yeast is typically supplied in 500gm sealed yeast bricks and is for commercial application only.

If you are interested in purchasing dry yeast on behalf of your business then please e-mail to enquire about our range of products.


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SafAle™ HA-18 – NEW!

Ideal mix of yeast and enzymes for very highly attenuated beers such as Barley Wines.

→ Able to reach 18% v/v of ethanol, depending on the process and the substrate.
→ Very good resistance to the osmotic pressure and high fermentation temperatures (thermotolerant yeast).

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SafAle™ BE-134 – NEW!

The obvious choice for highly attenuated beers with phenolic character such as Belgian-Saison style.

→ Produces highly refreshing and drinkable beers.
→ Offers fruity aromas and spicy character such as clove notes.

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SafAle™ BE-256

Recommended for high alcohol content beers such as Abbey style.

→ Well known for its very fast and complete fermentation profile.
→ Reveals subtle and well-balanced aromas.

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SafAle™ S-04

A suitable yeast for English style ales.

→ Specially adapted to cask-conditioned ales and fermentation in cylindro-conical tanks.
→ Able to form compact sediment at the end of fermentation.

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SafAle™ US-05

Ideal strain for typical American Ales.

→ Produces well balanced beers with very clean, crisp end palate.
→ Forms a firm foam head and presents a very good ability to stay in suspension during fermentation.

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SafAle™ T-58

Famous for its estery development and some spicy notes.

→ Presents pronounce fruity characters somewhat peppery and spicy flavor development.
→ Forms no clumps but a powdery haze when resuspended in the beer.

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SafAle™ S-33

Ideal for specialty ales and trappist type beers.

→ Recommended for the production of low attenuating beers.
→ Produces beers with a very good length on the palate thanks to its low sedimentation.

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SafAle™ WB-06

The choice for wheat beer fermentation.

→ Offers subtle fruity and phenol flavor notes.
→ Produces beer with a high drinkability profile and presents a very good ability to suspend during fermentation.

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SafAle™ K-97

Typical German ale yeast.

→ Selected for its ability to form a large firm head when fermenting.
→ Suitable to brew ales with low esters and can be used for Belgian type wheat beers.

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SafAle™ F-2

Specifically designed for bottle and cask conditioning.

→ Assimilates basic sugars (glucose, fructose, saccharose, maltose) and very little maltotriose.
→ Characterized by a neutral aroma profile respecting the base beer character.

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SafLager™ S-23

The bottom fermenting strain originating from Munich.

→ Recommended for the production of fruity and floral lagers.
→ Produces beers with a good length on the palate

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SafLager™ S-189

The Swiss bottom fermenting strain.

→ Produces fairly neutral flavor beers.
→ Present a particularly high drinkability.

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SafLager™ W-34/70

The bottom fermenting strain originating from Weihenstephan.

→ Able to produce beers well balanced between higher alcohol and fruity aromas.
→ Gives clean flavors and high drinkable beers.

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fermentation aids

 Fermentation Aids

SpringFerm™ BR-2

The health package for your yeast.

→ Optimizes effects on yeast growth & yeast performance under stress conditions.
→ Reduces the risk of sluggish or stuck fermentation typically in wort containing high adjuncts level.

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