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OYL-033

Jovaru® Lithuanian Farmhouse

Borne from an exclusive partnership with the famed Jovaru® Brewery’s “queen of Lithuanian farmhouse beer,” this unique yeast complements farmhouse beers with citrusy esters and restrained phenols. The strain produces a character of lemon pith, black pepper, and a soft mouthfeel. I sveikata!

JOVARU® is an ALDONA UDRIENĖ® yeast strain that originates from the famous JOVARU® Brewery that has been in operation since the mid-19th century.

Get our JOVARU® Wit Recipe here.
For more information and history behind the strain, click here.

Additional Article Sources
Hidden Treasure: Lithuanian Farmhouse Ale
Jovaru Alus
Lithuania and its peculiar, little-known farmhouse ales

This strain tests positive for the STA1 gene, an indicator of Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus. This strain may have the ability to metabolize dextrins over time, resulting in higher than expected attenuation.

  • Strain Type

    Lithuanian Ales

  • Flocculation

    Medium-Low

  • Attenuation

    80-85%

  • Temperature Range

    70–95° F (21–35° C)

  • Alcohol Tolerance

    10%