Vault Strain is Released

White Labs fans have released the yeast! WLP611 New Nordic Yeast Blend has been put into production after reaching funding goals with the Yeast Vault pre-order program.   Those who preordered will be the first to receive this strain, which is a unique blend of three yeast strains (two belonging to...

IBU class for homebrewers

White Labs is offering an IBU class for homebrewers and others on Feb. 20, and plans another homebrew course later in the year in connection with NHC. 

Ever wonder how IBUs are measured? What is the difference between estimated and calculated IBUs? In this short course (three hours),...

Platinum Strains 2016

Here is the lineup for Platinum seasonal strains for 2016. Note that the program offers two seasonals every two months, as opposed to three in previous years. The change was made in recognition of the Vault pre-order program, which will bring many more new strains into use over the course of the...

New CBQ released

White Labs has mailed the latest issue of Craft Beer Quarterly, which includes tips for making smoked beers, an update on the 2015  hops season, and news about a new malt variety released by Briess.

to read the full issue click here.

Yeast Vault pre-order details

Monday, Dec. 14 marks the public opening of the The Yeast Vault. The announcement was made on The Brewing Network, although Customer Club members had a sneak preview the previous week.

As described on The Vault webpage: "We've collected strains from around the world for over 20 years and...

Asheville update

White Labs' expansion project in Asheville, North Carolina is well under way with plans for construction to be completed on the main facility by late spring/early summer, with the full public opening later in the year.

Although the rainy season, which is under way, could slow construction...

New reason to join Customer Club

The White Labs Customer Club has been in existence for more than a decade, but there has never been a better time to join than now.

For years, homebrewers have enjoyed the benefits of the program, which include being eligible to exchange empty White Labs homebrew containers for free White...

San Diego Beer Week at WL

San Diego: the most beautiful Beer Mecca of the world! That’s our story and we’re sticking to it!

Although there are many great beer metropolitans, San Diego is a top contender for many reasons and we are gearing up for our Beer Week, starting November 6th and running through November...

Congratulations to GABF winners

One month after people arrived home from the Great American Beer Festival, brewers are back to work making some of the greatest beers in the world.   Thanks to all those who dropped by the White Labs booth and participated in the the BeerX Experience (and specifically the yeast table where White...

White Labs launches in-house DNA testing

White Labs is now conducting in-house genetic identification using polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, which allows scientists to definitively determine the genus and species* of the microorganism you are dealing with.

White Labs scientists amplify specific regions of highly variable...

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