Fermentis SafCider AS-2 5g

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The best cider yeast for a fresh aromatic profile (apple, citrus) with nice elaborated fruit notes (applesauce) bringing a good overall complexity.

Product Overview

Elevate your cider making with Fermentis SafCider AS-2. This specially selected yeast strain, ideal for all types of ciders, delivers a consistent and reliable fermentation process. Regardless of the concentrate or fresh apple juice you use, SafCider AS-2 ensures optimal performance. This yeast's excellent fermentation properties and broad fermentation temperature range, from 10-30°C (50-86°F), make it adaptable to varying conditions. Expect a well-rounded cider with balanced flavors, thanks to SafCider AS-2's ability to respect the raw material's inherent character.


– 10 to 20 g/hl for first fermentation 


For sweet and dry ciders, even under difficult fermentation conditions. Sweet and round mouthfeel.


4 years from production date. 


Direct inoculation:

– Pour the yeast on the surface of at least 10 times their weight of must (possibly directly on the top of the tank or during tank filling after clarification).

– Gently stir to avoid or break clumps.

– Immediately transfer into the tank via a pumping over with aeration (or homogenize tank volume).

With prior rehydration:

– Pour the yeast on the surface of 10 times their weight of tap water at room temperature.

– Gently stir to avoid or break clumps.

– Wait for 20 minutes and transfer into the tank via a pumping over with aeration.


– Very good settlement strength even with its sensitive to killer phenotype

– Regular to fast kinetic

– Broad fermentation temperature spectrum: 10-30°C (50-86°F)

– Low nitrogen requirements: Ratio YAN**(mg/L)/Sugar(g/L) > 0.7 – 0.8

– Good assimilation of fructose

– Maximum initial SO2 level recommended: 100mg/L and low production of acetaldehyde and SO2

– Medium malic acid consumption (up to 0.9g/L)

– Medium 2-phenylethanol and ester producer. Good balance between acetate (amylic) and ethyl (fruity) esters

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