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).
Compare to White Labs 001 California Ale or Wyeast 1056 American Ale
Flocculation: Medium - Low
Temperature Range: 60-73° F
Alcohol Tolerance: 11%