Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes is one of the great and versatile strains for the production of classic Belgian style ales.
This strain produces a beautiful balance of delicate fruit esters and subtle spicy notes, with neither one dominating. Unlike many other Belgian style strains, this strain is highly flocculent and results in bright beers.
- Flocculation: high
- Attenuation: 72-76%
- Temperature Range: 65-76 F (18-24 C)
- Alcohol Tolerance: approximately 12% ABV
Styles that 3522 Belgian Ardennes is great for include Belgian Blond Ale, Belgian Dark Strong Ale, Belgian Dubbel, Belgian Golden Strong Ale, Belgian Pale Ale, Belgian Specialty Ale, Belgian Tripel, and Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin.