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BAJA Dry Beer Yeast

BAJA Dry Beer Yeast

If you're looking for a cold fermenting yeast with a neutral character, BAJA is the perfect candidate. First developed and popularized by the Modelo Group, this Mexican yeast strain will produce clean, crisp lagers with a dry finish. With the balanced expression of malt and hops, BAJA will become your go-to yeast for fermenting Mexican-style light lagers, dark lagers, and cold IPAs.

Every batch is PCR tested to ensure contamination-free yeast. 

Two 12g sachets are enough to treat a 5–6 gallon batch. Or 80-120 grams per barrel, depending on wort temperature and gravity.

Direct Pitch or Rehydrate:
BAJA yeast can be direct pitched with great results by sprinkling it onto the surface of the wort in your fermenter. However, proper hydration helps ensure a healthy fermentation and is especially recommended for beer with a starting gravity above 15°P (1.061 SG). To hydrate yeast, first sanitize the yeast pack and a pair of scissors. Boil tap water to sterilize and then cool to 85–95°F/29–35°C. Use 10 grams (0.35 oz) of water per gram of yeast. Sprinkle the yeast onto the water, allow the slurry to stand undisturbed for 20 minutes, and then swirl. Use small amounts of wort to adjust the temperature of the slurry to within 10°F/6°C of the wort temp before pitching. Ferment between 50–56°F/10–13°C.

Optimum Fermentation Temp: 50–56°F
Flocculation: Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance: 10-11% ABV
Attenuation: 75-85%

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