WYeast Activator 1388 - Belgian Strong Ale

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REQUIRES REFRIGERATION. Classic yeast for this beer style. Robust flavor profile with moderate to high alcohol tolerance. Fruity nose and palate, dry, tart finish. May continue to produce CO2 for an extended period after packaging or collection, while in refrigerated storage. Origin: Flocculation: low Attenuation: 74-78% Temperature Range: 64-80° F (18-27° C) Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 12-13% ABV The Activator™ has a minimum of 100 billion cells of pure, ready-to-pitch yeast, plus an internal nutrient packet. The Activator™ is designed to inoculate five gallons of wort (up to 1.060 SG) providing the pitching rate recommended by professional brewers. No Need to make up additional starters, just smack and pitch.
WYeast Activator 1388 - Belgian Strong Ale
WYeast Activator 1388 - Belgian Strong Ale WYeast Activator 1388 - Belgian Strong Ale
Classic yeast for this beer style. Robust flavor profile with moderate to high alcohol tolerance. Fruity nose and palate, dry, tart finish. May continue to produce CO2 for an extended period after packaging or collection, while in refrigerated storage. Origin: Flocculation: low Attenuation: 74-78% Temperature Range: 64-80° F (18-27° C) Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 12-13% ABV Temperature Range: 64-72 F, 18-22C Styles: Belgian Blond Ale Belgian Golden Strong Ale Belgian Specialty Ale Belgian Tripel Bière de Garde Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer In 1986 Wyeast founders David and Jeannette Logsdon envisioned a market for a unique product with an innovative design. The Smack-pack, filled with pure liquid yeast cultures and featuring a built in activator, was born and revolutionized the home brewing industry. Today, Wyeast Laboratories produces a vast array of cultures for home enthusiasts to make beer, wine, cider, mead, sake or distilled beverages. Wyeast provides fresh, pure liquid yeast to Retail Stores and Distributors around the world. Our product has a 6 months from manufacture guarantee, and is packaged in an award winning 100% UV light and oxygen protected package.

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We aim to despatch all orders within 24 hours, by our dedicated team of packers, and sent by courier on a 24 hour service. All orders are packed with care using air bags and bubble wrap where appropriate. In the unfortunate event that your order is damaged during transit we will replace all damaged items without quibble, including glass items, just send us a photo of the damaged items within 3 days of recieving delivery.

Please note that we only process orders Monday - Friday and therefore bank holidays can cause slight delays in despatch so please be patient at these times. There can also be a slight delay during extremely busy periods especially in the run up to Christmas but most orders will be despatched within a few days.

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Delivery Costs

UK Costs for orders under £65

Up to 500g sent Royal Mail 1st Class 501 - 1kg Sent Royal Mail First Class

1kg - 1.5kg Sent Royal Mail 1st Class

Over 1.5kg to 30kg Sent Parcel Force

Zone 1 - UK Mainland (all postcodes not mentioned in zone 2 and 3)

£2.99

£3.99

£4.99

£5.99 (24 hr) (Free non priority despatch option on orders over £65*)

£30 for Saturday delivery.



£11.99 (48 HR)

Zone 1 - Isle of Wight

£2.99

£3.99

£4.99

Zone 2 - Postcodes beginning with IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE

£2.99

£3.99

£4.99

£13.99 (48 HR)

Zone 3 - Postcodes beginning with BT, IM, TR21,22,23,24,25

£2.99 £3.99 £4.99 £16.50 (48HR)

UK Costs for orders over £65

Up to 500g sent Royal Mail 1st Class 501 - 1kg Sent Royal Mail First Class

1kg - 1.5kg Sent Royal Mail 1st Class

Over 1.5kg to 30kg Sent Parcel Force

Zone 1 - UK Mainland (all postcodes not mentioned in zone 2 and 3)

FREE

FREE

FREE

1st 30kg Free .

Additional 30kg £5.99 but free with each additional £65 spend

£30 for Saturday delivery.



1st 30kg £6.00 - £11.99/additional 30kg

Zone 1 - Isle of Wight

FREE

FREE

FREE

Zone 2 - Postcodes beginning with IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE

FREE

FREE

FREE

1st 30kg £8.00 - £13.99/additional 30kg

Zone 3 - Postcodes beginning with BT, IM, TR21,22,23,24,25

FREE FREE FREE 1st 30kg £10.00 - £16.50/additional 30kg

Europe

Order up to £65 Orders over £65
Country 0kg - 30kg Per Subsequent 30kg 0kg - 30kg Per Subsequent 30kg
Channel Islands As UK £10.00 £10.00 £4.00 £10.00
Ireland (Republic of) £14.00 £14.00 £8.00 £14.00
Belgium and Luxembourg £14.00 £14.00 £8.00 £14.00
Netherlands £14.00 £14.00 £8.00 £14.00
France £16.50 £16.50 £10.50 £16.50
Denmark £16.50 £16.50 £10.50 £16.50
Germany £14.50 £14.50 £8.50 £14.50
Italy £23.50 £23.50 £17.50 £23.50
Spain £27.50 £27.50 £21.50 £27.50
Portugal £27.50 £27.50 £21.50 £27.50
Greece £28.00 £28.00 £22 £28.00

Austria/Czech Republic/Finland/Hungary

Lithunia/Norway/Poland/San Morino/Sweden

Slovakia/Slovenia/Switzerland

Estonia

£31.50 £31.50 £25.50 £31.50
Latvia £31.50 £31.50 £25.50 £31.50
Turkey £31.50 £31.50 £25.50 £31.50
Croatia £31.50 £31.50 £25.50 £31.50
Malta £64.00 £31.50 £58.00 £31.50
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  1. 100%
    does what it says on the packet

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    found it hard to burst the smack pack, but managed it in the end
  2. 60%
    Major Design Flaw

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    Brew UK were fantastic and the stuff arrived super fast. So many thanks.

    I can't vouch yet for the efficacy of this activator pouch as I've not yet successfully finished a brew. From what others say about it it works well. The MAJOR problem I had was that having carefully followed the instructions I found upon first use that what I smacked was a small plastic bag with two pouches. Only ONE of the pouches burst and the smaller one was left intact.

    Now... you live and learn so I determined to start again and smack it more carefully this time; why take risks... it had only cost me the yeast and a 1/3rd of a kilo of honey. With the next one I smacked and smacked, brought the smaller bag into the corner and pressed and pressed and smacked and smacked. I pretty much gave the thing a full body massage just to be absolutely SURE that the whole thing had broken. I then shook and shook and, satisfied that I couldn't have done much more without breaking the main bag, I left it to activate.

    Imagine my horror when pitching time came the next day and AGAIN the smaller compartment of the inner bag had not been opened! This is a MAJOR design flaw.
    I ordered two more and the next time I pitch, I won't be bothering to follow instructions. I'll use a sterile PET bottle as an incubator and open the Wyeast right from the start. You have been warned!
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