Popularly called “Chico,” West Coast Ale I is a reliable, versatile and popular neutral foundation for displays of malts and hops. Often used as a house strain, it is highly attenuative and moderately flocculent. And it ferments crisp and clean with light citrus notes under 66° F (19° C).
- Flocculation: Medium-Low
- Attenuation: 73-80%
- Temperature Range: 60–73° F (16–23° C)
- Alcohol Tolerance: 11%