Next Big QC Day

The next Big QC Day® is in February, and the deadline to register is Feb. 13, 2015. At $139 for two beers, it is the most cost effective and comprehensive program to begin or continue your QC efforts. Visit here for more information (

GABF and White Labs

By Megan deKorne, White Labs "Hopefully you are well on your way to recovery after the recent Great American Beer Festival. We enjoyed seeing all of our customers and want to extend congratulatory wishes to all of the winners as well! White Labs greatly appreciates your business and we thank you...

PurePitch Video

Since late August, White Labs has been shipping to commercial breweries WLP001 California Ale Yeast in PurePitch packaging. Along with utilizing the new FlexCell process, PurePitch will reduce shipping costs for many shipments of most WLP001 California Ale Yeast packages due to the lighter...

Clarity Ferm experiments

A scientist interviewed by Basic Brewing Radio ran some very interesting experiments with Clarity Ferm, and we think you will enjoy listening to the feedback about Clarity Ferm's impacts on gluten levels and sensory perceptions.

Big QC Day

Results have been uploaded for the latest round of Big QC Day! Participants, please check your account in for your results, and visit here for charts showing how your results stack up against submissions from around the brewing world.

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!

August Tasting Room Events

The tasting room is getting busier by the day and we have some fantastic events coming up here in San Diego! Here are the events scheduled for the Tasting Room in August: Pints N Poses  Next Wave Yoga at 10:30 AM followed by some brewskis. 1 hour class every other Sunday (August 17 & 31) Cask...

Q&A on PUrePitch

We encourage homebrewers to participate in a Q&A with Chris White on Homebrew Finds about the PurePitch package and other subjects. Additional Q&As on other sites will follow in the near future.

White Labs in NY Times

The New York Times reviewed the White Labs' (and others) program to sequence the DNA of brewers yeast in a front page story in the Science section on May 27, 2014. Read the implications for brewers here. 

Yeast Essentials Feedback

A sampling of comments from the Yeast Essentials Workshop in Asheville, N.C., in May 2014: "The White Labs Yeast Essentials course helped our brewery by providing information on how to improve yeast health, resulting in better fermentations, and most importantly, great and consistent beer." And...