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Fermentis SafBrew™ DW-17

SafBrew™ DW-17 is an All-In-1™ solution from Fermentis especially for dry complex beers with fruity, woody and slight acidic characters.


This product is All-In-1™

SafBrew™ DW-17 is a powerful solution (consisting of Active Dry Yeast and enzymes) for the production of very and complex beers with fruity, woody and slight acidic characters. SafBrew™ DW-17 is also recommended to ferment very high density worts allowing a level of alcohol until 17 ABV.

Ingredients: Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae POF+), Maltodextrin, Glucoamylase from Aspergillus niger (EC, Emulsifier: sorbitan monostearate (E/INS 491).



  • Total Esters: High
  • Total sup.alcohols: High
  • Apparent attenuation: 98-102%
  • Floculation: 
  • Sedimentation: Medium 


100 to 160 g/hL (0.13 – 0.21 oz/gal) at ideally 20°C – 32°C (68.0°F – 89.6°F). 


1.) Direct pitching:

Direct pitch in the fermentor at fermentation temperature at 20°C – 32°C (68.0°F – 89.6°F).

2.) With prior rehydration:

  • Sprinkle the yeast in 10 times its volume of water or wort at 20°C – 28 °C (68.0°F – 82.4°F).
  • Leave to rest 15 to 30 minutes
  • Gently stir
  • Pitch in the fermentor


  • Viable yeast > 1.0 *1010 cfu/g
  • Purity : > 99.9 %
    • Lactic acid bacteria: < 1 cfu /107 yeast cell
    • Acetic acid bacteria: < 1 cfu /107 yeast cell
    • Pediococcus: < 1 cfu /107 yeast cell
    • Total Bacteria: < 5 cfu /107 yeast cell
    • “Wild” Yeast*: < 1 cfu /107 yeast cell
    • Pathogenic micro-organisms: in accordance with regulation

*EBC Analytica 4.2.6 – ASBC Microbiological Control-5D



The product must be stored/transported in dry conditions and protected from direct heat sources (e.g. sunlight, …). For up to 6 months, the product can be stored/transported at ambient temperature below 25°C/ 77°F.without affecting its performances Peaks up to 40°C/104°F are allowed for a limited period of time (less than 7 days in total). For prolonged storage time (beyond 6 months) after product has arrived at final destination, Fermentis recommends storage at controlled temperature (below 15°C/59°F).


36 months from production date. Refer to best before end date printed on the sachet. Opened sachets must be sealed and stored at 4°C (39°F) and used within 7 days of opening. Do not use soft or damaged sachets.

Each Fermentis yeast is developed under a specific production scheme and benefits from the know-how of the Lesaffre group, world leader in yeast manufacturing. This guarantees the highest microbiological purity and maximum fermentation activity.

Fermentis SafBrew™ DW-17 - 25 g

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