Wyeast Laboratories, Inc. produces one strain of Pure Liquid Yeast™ suitable for the production of sake. Since rice is deficient in nutrients essential to proper yeast cell growth and metabolism, additional Wyeast Vintner’s Choice Nutrient Blend is recommended. Award-winning home and professional sake makers have discovered the “Pure Liquid Yeast Difference™" in the flavor, aroma and overall quality of their beverages.
The Brewer/Winemaker Microbiologists at Wyeast recommend the following strain for sake:
4134 Sake #9
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