Omega OYL-004 West Coast Ale, also known as the “Chico” strain, is a reliable, versatile and popular neutral foundation for displays of malts and hops. Highly attenuative and moderately flocculating, it ferments crisp and clean with light citrus notes under 66°F (19°C). Also try DIPA OYL-052
or British I OYL-006
to highlight hops more, or West Coast Ale II OYL-009
and Scottish Ale (OYL-015) for malt displays.
Strain Type: Ales
Temperature Range: 60–73° F (16–23° C)
Alcohol Tolerance: 11% ABV