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English Brown Ale Strains

Core Strains are composed of 86 beer, wine and distilling yeast strains including wild yeast and bacteria as well as WLP600 Kombucha SCOBY. These strains are grown year-round with a shipping lead time of 1 to 17 days. The Core Strains are available to professionals, retailers and homebrewers, with both PurePitch® and Customer Pour packaging for professionals. Homebrew-sized options are packaged in PurePitch® and vial packaging.

White Labs Vault Strains are a collection of specialty strains curated during the more than 22 years White Labs has been in business. The availability for specialty strains from The Vault depends on whether the customer is a homebrewer, professional or retailer. Homebrewers may place a pre-order on select strains by visiting whitelabs.com/thevault or purchase yeast directly from a retailer that carries The Vault Seasonal Releases. All strains from The Vault are available to professionals with longer lead times and minimum order requirements.

WLP001 California Ale Yeast®

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider
Distilling

Our best-selling yeast is famous for its clean flavors, balance, and ability to be used in almost any style of ale. It is extremely versatile and...
Attenuation
73% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP002 English Ale Yeast

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider

A classic ESB strain from one of England's largest independent breweries. This yeast is best suited for English style ales including milds, bitters...
Attenuation
63% - 70%
Flocculation
Very High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast

Ale

This is the yeast from one of the oldest stout producing breweries in the world. It produces a slight hint of diacetyl, balanced by a light...
Attenuation
69% - 74%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP005 British Ale Yeast

Ale

This yeast is a little more attenuative than WLP002. Like most English strains, this yeast produces malty beers. Excellent for all English style...
Attenuation
67% - 74%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP006 Bedford British Ale Yeast

Ale

Ferments dry and flocculates very well; produces a distinct ester profile. This yeast yields a full mouthfeel for creating English-style ales,...
Attenuation
72% - 80%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP007 Dry English Ale Yeast

Ale

Clean, highly flocculent, and highly attenuative yeast. This yeast is similar to WLP002 in flavor profile, but is 10% more attenuative. This...
Attenuation
70% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP008 East Coast Ale Yeast

Ale

This strain can be used to reproduce many American versions of classic beer styles but has been gaining popularity for its use in East Coast IPAs....
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP011 European Ale Yeast

Ale

A malty Northern European-origin ale yeast. Its low ester production gives it a clean profile, with little to no sulfur production. Low attenuation...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP013 London Ale Yeast

Ale

Dry, malty ale yeast. Provides a complex, oakey ester character to your beer. Hop bitterness comes through well. This yeast is well suited for...
Attenuation
67% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 71°F

WLP017 Whitbread II Ale Yeast

Ale

Traditional mixed yeast culture with British-style character. Slightly fruity, with a hint of sulfur production. This yeast can be used for many...
Attenuation
67% - 73%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP019 California IV Ale Yeast

Ale

Moderately clean strain with a low ester profile and less sulfur production than WLP051.
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP022 Essex Ale Yeast

Ale

A flavorful British-style yeast which produces slightly fruity and bready characters. A good top-fermenting yeast strain that is well suited for...
Attenuation
71% - 76%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP023 Burton Ale Yeast

Ale

From the famous brewing town of Burton upon Trent, England, this yeast is packed with character. It provides delicious subtle fruity flavors like...
Attenuation
69% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP026 Premium Bitter Ale Yeast

Ale

From Staffordshire, England. Fermentation gives a mild but complex estery character. Ferments strong and dry and is good for high-gravity...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
67°F - 70°F

WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider
Distilling

Scotland is famous for its malty, strong ales. This yeast can reproduce complex, flavorful Scottish style ales. This yeast can be an everyday...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP029 German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast

Ale

From a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany, this yeast works great in Kölsch and altbier-style beers. Good for light styles like blondes and honeys....
Attenuation
72% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 69°F

WLP030 Thames Valley Ale Yeast

Ale

Very flocculant strain for all things English. Great for porters, stouts and ESBs. Lower ester production than most English strains but creates a...
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP036 Dusseldorf Alt Yeast

Ale

Traditional Alt yeast from Dusseldorf, Germany. Produces clean, slightly sweet alt beers. Does not accentuate hop flavor as WLP029 does.
Attenuation
65% - 72%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 69°F

WLP037 Yorkshire Square Ale Yeast

Ale

This yeast produces a beer that is malty and well balanced. Expect toasty flavors with malt-driven esters. Highly flocculent and a good choice for...
Attenuation
68% - 72%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP038 Manchester Ale Yeast

Ale

A top-fermenting ale yeast that is traditionally good for top-cropping. Moderately flocculent with a clean, dry finish. Has a low ester profile and...
Attenuation
70% - 74%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP041 Pacific Ale Yeast

Ale

A popular ale yeast from the Pacific Northwest. The yeast will clear from the beer well, and leave a malty profile. More fruity than WLP002,...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP051 California Ale V Yeast

Ale

From Northern California, this strain is fruiter than WLP001 and slightly more flocculent. Attenuation is lower, resulting in fuller-bodied beers...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP060 American Ale Yeast Blend

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider

This blend celebrates the strengths of WLP001-clean, neutral fermentation and versatile usage-and adds two other strains that belong to the same ...
Attenuation
72% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 72°F

WLP064 Buchner Ale Yeast Blend

Ale

A blend of two strains that adds creaminess with a hint of crispness. Great for pale ales, cream ales, American wheat ales, and more. Flocculation...
Attenuation
72% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
67°F - 72°F

WLP072 French Ale Yeast

Ale

A clean strain that complements malt flavor. Low to moderate esters are produced when fermentation temperature is below 70°F (21°C). Moderate to...
Attenuation
68% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
63°F - 73°F

WLP076 Old Sonoma Ale Yeast

Ale

From a historic brewery in Northern California. This strain was embraced by the early pioneers of craft beer in America and is ideal for those...
Attenuation
70% - 74%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP085 English Ale Blend

Ale

A blend of British ale yeast strains designed to add complexity and attenuation to your ale. Moderate fruitiness and mineral-like character, with...
Attenuation
69% - 76%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 72°F

WLP090 San Diego Super Yeast

Ale

A super clean, super-fast fermenting strain. A low ester-producing strain that results in a balanced, neutral flavor and aroma profile. Alcohol...
Attenuation
76% - 83%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F