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Still Spirits Yeasts

For your homebrew spirit fermentation needs, look at all Still Spirits distiller's yeasts and yeast products to make a delicious and delightful drink. 

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What kind of yeast should you use when making spirits?

Use a genuine yeast strain for the type of Spirit you wish to make.

Still spirits have a unique distillers yeast for homebrewers to make whiskey, gin, vodka or rum.

Is yeast used in distilling?

Below is a selection of the yeasts used in distilling.

Distiller's Yeasts:

Whiskey Distillers Yeast - A specialist active dried Whiskey distiller's yeast produces an optimum profile for an elegant, well-rounded, refined whiskey spirit for oak ageing.

Gin Distillers Yeast - A particularly clean active dried yeast, specially selected for Gin production. This strain gives a neutral congener profile, making clean and crisp spirit alcohol perfect for showcasing your botanicals.

Vodka Distillers Yeast - To make vodka use a specialist active dried Vodka distiller's yeast with an extremely low congener profile to produce a rounded vodka spirit with a clean, authentic finish.

Rum Distillers Yeast - A specialist active dried Rum distiller's yeast. This strain produces an optimum congener profile for full-flavoured, smooth, and rounded Rum spirit.

 Distiller's Nutrients:

Dark Spirits - Yeast nutrient blend specially formulated for enhanced congener production during fermentation of alcohol for dark spirits.

Light Spirits - Yeast nutrient blend specially formulated for reduced off-flavour production during fermentation of alcohol for light/white spirits.

Distiller's Enzymes:

Glucoamylase - Glucoamylase is a fungal-derived enzyme that breaks down dextrins into simple sugars.

High-Temperature Alpha-amylase - Alpha-amylase is a bacterially-derived enzyme that breaks down starch into dextrins and simple sugars.

Make your Liqueurs & Spirits at a fraction of supermarket costs using our spirit yeasts.

Some are designed for purity, others for strength, and some for specific uses. 

Most Spirit making yeasts will reach 20% ABV.

The highest will reach 23%. 

Most spirit yeasts are general purpose. However, there are some specifically for fruit-based or aromatic spirits, some for rum, etc.

If you would like to know more about how to make specific spirits, please see our blog and recipe suggestions area on Brew Marts website.

With our selection of Spirit making yeasts and flavourings, the world is your oyster.

Click here to see how to make spirits.

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