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How We Make Yeast

White Labs has created a new graphic that shows our 17-day process for making and testing yeast. We hope you enjoy! http://www.whitelabs.com/how-we-make-yeast


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New classes at WL

Check out the complete list of new and encore classes for 2014 at White Labs (and around the country), including the most Yeast Essentials Workshops to date, here.

Holiday Gifts

White Labs is getting ready for the holidays by ramping up production of yeast, as the winter months are especially busy. Additionally we are having fun creating holiday-related items like the ornaments below, which are available in our tasting room and online via the White Labs Gift Shop.     

Sour Beer Fermentation Video

Update: The video is in editing stages. For ordering information visit here. Participants reported enjoying the White Labs workshop Secret to Sour Beer Fermentation on July 12. The in-class and webinar versions sold out months before the class. The big attractions were the speakers including Vinnie...

Frankenstout unleashed

Frankenstout, a beer made with 96 yeast strains, was released to an enthusiastic audience, some dressed in Frankenstein garb, at the White Labs Tasting Room on Friday. The complete strain list is private, but it involves a wide variety of strains all from the White Labs yeastbank. For an...

Clarity Ferm Q&A

Lots of brewers ask us about how Clarity Ferm can reduce the gluten in their beers, and how they can describe these procedures and outcomes to their customers. We have updated the online description of Clarity Ferm to include the answers to these kinds of questions, including considerations related...

Update: Sour Workshop sold out

Updated 6/5/2013: The Secret to Sour Beer Workshop has sold out. The class itself sold out a couple of weeks ago, and now all the spots for the webinar have been taken. The class in mid-July is the most popular thus far at White Labs. Look for other styles to be covered in future classes. Other...

Flanders Brett Variations: Round Two

If you're in the San Diego area later this month, be sure to stop by the Tasting Room to try the second release in our series of Flanders ales on 4/19. Not in the area? We've included our recipe below - try it at home! Here, we use different strains of Brett two ways. The yeast used for the primary...

Under the Microscope: WLP351 Bavarian Weizen Yeast

WLP351 made its debut as a Platinum Strain last year and, due to huge popularity, is now available year round. Our Bavarian Weizen Yeast is ideally suited to producing German-style wheat beers, offering lovely clove notes and little to moderate ester production. This versatile yeast creates...

Under the Microscope: WLP644

Under the Microscope is a new series of Yeastbuddy posts that highlight specific (usually new or seasonal) White Labs strains. The cat is out of the bag, so to speak, with wild ales, gueuzes, lambics and sours. The demand and desire for funky, sour beers has never been higher- just ask a bottle...

WLP005 British Ale Yeast wins the election!

The White House beer winner is in! As background White Labs brewed President Barack Obama’s homebrew recipe, including his use of a dried, non-American made yeast. Obama’s beer was paired against three other variations of the same recipe with the only difference being White Labs liquid yeast....


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