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Under the Microscope: WLP665 Flemish Ale Blend

Raise your hand if you like Cuvee des Jacobins. How about Rodenbach Grand Cru? I thought as much. West Flanders is known for having given birth to and inspired some of the most revered beers on the planet. Our WLP665 Flemish Ale Blend strain is ideally suited to making Oud Bruins and Flanders Red...

5,000 vials in Norfolk

Chris White visited Homebrew USA in Norfolk, VA last week to brew a collaborative beer and celebrate the shop’s collection of 5,000 White Labs vials. While in the area, Chris checked out local breweries such as Beach Brewing Company and Smartmouth Brewing and spent a great afternoon brewing beer...

Bastogne Belgian Ale Returns

January sees the release of three Platinum Strain varieties, including one that we get a lot of questions about/requests for: WLP510 Bastogne Belgian Ale Yeast. This high gravity Trappist-style yeast is ideally suited for those big beers that keep us warm throughout the winter, such as Belgian ales...

Homebrewers, how’s your QC?

Our Alcohol Test Kit Plus let’s you test your beer like the pros. Each kit includes  an ABV test for one sample and is postage paid. You can easily add more analytical tests when you register your sample. Ask about it at your local homebrew shop or order online!    

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...

2 new strains

The White Labs Platinum Series features three seasonal strains that are available in stores for two months at a time. Jan/Feb WLP022 Essex Ale Yeast WLP510 Bastogne Yeast WLP815 Belgian Lager YeastMar/Apr WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast WLP017 Whitbread Ale Yeast – Back by popular demand!...

Saint Archer IPA Tasting

We’re beyond excited to be tapping a keg of soon-to-be-open Saint Archer‘s IPA tomorrow at the White Labs Tasting Room at noon. I conducted the following Q&A with brewmaster Ray Astamendi (formerly of Mission Brewery, Left Coast Brewing Co., and Maui Brewing Co.) via e-mail: Q I know a...

Congreso Internacional

White Labs founder and president Chris White visted Chile this past week to give a talk and judge the competition at the 1er. Congreso Internacional de Cerveceros Artesanales.

11/16-18: White Labs Walks for the Cure!

This weekend, several White Labs employees will be walking a total of 60 miles around San Diego County to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure charity. Starting Friday 11/16,  Lisa White, Neva Parker, Kara Taylor, Maureen Lalonde, Allison Wells, and Michael Fuller will begin the...

White Labs & AleSmith Collaboration Tasting

Join us on December 3rd in the White Labs Tasting Room for a very special, one time-only event. We’ve teamed up with one of our favorite breweries on the planet, the superb AleSmith Brewing Company, to put together a Tap Takeover, White Labs-style! AleSmith provided us with some of their Wee...

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