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Pinnacle MG+ Active Dry Distillers Yeast | Malt and Grain | Cereal Mash | 500 g
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Pinnacle MG+ Active Dry Distillers Yeast | Malt and Grain | Cereal Mash | 500 g

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  • MG+ is recommended for both malt and grain fermentations for the production of whisky
  • Tolerant of high gravities and high temperatures
  • Performs well when pitched directly in the fermenter

Pinnacle Distillers Yeast (MG+) is an active dry yeast well-suited for use in both malt and grain fermentations. It has the collective capability to tolerate high gravity and temperature. This is one of the leading strains in Scotland for making Scotch Whisky. It is a little more robust for a typical bourbon mash, but it also works for American single malts, bourbons, and ryes.

  • Has a high cell count (>1 x 10¹⁰ cells/g)
  • Rehydrates well in direct pitch applications
  • Is noted for its resulting spirit having high organoleptic qualities

This yeast product can be applied in a variety of cereal based mashes. Pinnacle Distillers Yeast (MG+) can withstand a wide range of starting fermentation temperatures with an optimum range of 82-100°F (28-38°C). Yeast can be either pitched directly to the attemperated mash or rehydrated.

Directions for Use:
Yeast can be added directly to a fermenter at a dose rate of between 4.17-7.5 lbs per 1,000 gallons of wort (0.5-0.9 kg per 1,000L of wort).

Store in a cool, dry place. Product should be used within three years of its production date for best performance. Packages which have lost their vacuum seal should not be used. Opened packages can be stored cool and used within 3-4 days.

All yeast conforms to current local regulations.

Pinnacle Distillers Yeast began its life more than 30 years ago within the Scotch whisky sector. Over time, their yeast has become a well-established essential ingredient in the making of some of the finest award-winning malt and grain whiskies we are drinking today – not only in Scotland but around the world. In response to the growth of global spirits using many different substrates and a variety of multiple-sized, challenging processes, the family of Pinnacle Distillers Yeast has grown and is still increasing to meet future market demands.


Item # DY991B
Weight 1 LBS