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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-...

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....

Chris White To Visit HomeBrew USA

As part of the Customer Club Vial Redemption program, White Labs offers rewards and discounts to repeat customers who send us labels from their used vials. The ultimate reward, given to a homebrew shop that amasses 5,000 labels, sees Chris White himself paying a visit to the shop to...

Cider Sensory

The Yeast Lab has been pretty busy these past few weeks. However, all work and no play makes for a very long day in the lab. Lucky for us, our yeast culture specialist, Allison, went to graduate school with one of the owners of 2 Towns Ciderhouse in Oregon. He wanted some feedback on an apple...

GABF Wrap-up

White Labs enjoyed a busy week at the just-completed Great American Beer Festival – and so did its brewery clients and the rest of the beer world. Of all the gold, silver and bronze award winners, 74 percent are White Labs customers. Most order yeast and those and others also utilize the...

White Labs Brewing the White House Beer

After seeing the news story about the White House brewing beer at home, we were struck by the fact they were A) homebrewing (how cool is that?) B) using dry yeast C) using a yeast made outside of the USA.  I guess they don’t know there are companies in this country that specialize in making...

White Labs in the news

The Scientist interviews White Labs’ Neva Parker about the now-famous “beard yeast.” Also, San Diego Magazine names Belgian Golden Ales in the White Labs tasting room as Beers of the Week.

White Labs and GABF 2012

White Labs Inc. is helping to sponsor the Great American Beer Festival, along with a host of other industry, brewery and community sponsors. White Labs, along with the other partners of the Craft Beer Quarterly, are again sponsoring the Brewers Gathering. Additionally, the GABF Pro-Am...

Special WLP005 label for October

White Labs and Beer for Boobs, a fund-raising team for breast cancer research, are running a promotion during the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month. White Labs will create a special pink label for vials of WLP005 British Ale Yeast during the entire month. For...

Wine yeast trials

As wine season gets under way, White Labs is analyzing months of data on wine fermentation tests. Conducted for nine months at the White Labs R&D lab in Davis, Calif., the tests by a team including intern Annie Hammang on-site and other microbiologists in San Diego have involved...

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