LalBrew® Diamond™ Lager Yeast


LalBrew Diamond™ Lager yeast is a true lager strain originating in Germany. LalBrew Diamond™ Lager yeast delivers excellent fermentation performance, and has the ability to produce clean, authentic lagers.

Traditional styles brewed with the LalBrew Diamond™ include but are not limited to Munich Helles, Dortmunder Export, German Pilsner, Bohemian Pilsner, American Pilsner, Vienna Lager, Oktoberfest/Märzen, Dark American Lager, Munich Dunkel, Schwarzbier, Traditional Bock, Doppelbock, Eisbock and California Common.

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Quick Facts

Beer Styles: Lagers

Aroma: Neutral

Attenuation: High

Fermentation Range: 50-59°F (10-15°C)

Flocculation: High

Alcohol Tolerance: 13% ABV

Pitching Rate: 100-200g/hL to achieve a minimum of 5-10 million cells/mL

Microbiological Properties

Classified as Saccharomyces pastorianus, a bottom fermenting yeast.

Typical Analysis of LalBrew Diamond™ Yeast:

  • Percent solids: 93% – 97%
  • Viability: ≥ 5 x 109 CFU per gram of dry yeast
  • Wild Yeast: < 1 per 106 yeast cells
  • Diastaticus: Undetectable
  • Bacteria: < 1 per 106 yeast cells

Finished product is released to the market only after passing a rigorous series of tests.

Brewing Properties

In Lallemand’s Standard Conditions Wort at 54°F (12°C) LalBrew Diamond™ yeast exhibits:

  • Vigorous fermentation that can be completed in 5 days.
  • High attenuation and high flocculation.
  • Neutral aroma and flavor, typical of traditional lagers.
  • The optimal temperature range for LalBrew Diamond™ yeast when producing traditional styles is 50°F (10°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Lag phase, total fermentation time, attenuation, and flavor are dependent on pitch rate, yeast handling, fermentation temperature and nutritional quality of the wort.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Why Dry Yeast?

Yeast regularly contains under 7% water while dry brewing. Rigid standards of quality are upheld during processing to refrain from microbial pollution. The exceptional strength of dry yeast takes into account rigorous QC testing to guarantee that under 1 wild yeast cell or bacterium per million cells of yeast is detected while brewing.

When it comes to most strains, 1g of dry yeast includes at least 5 billion suitable cells; however, the figure will shift marginally depending on the batch. Please contact us with any questions.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs


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