WLP920 Old Bavarian Lager Yeast
From Southern Germany, this yeast finishes malty with a slight ester profile. Use in beers such as Oktoberfest, Bock, and Dark Lagers.
Style Performance Listing
A listing of how this style ranks amongst different brew styles, on a scale from 0 to 4.
|German Style Pilsner||2||Bohemian Style Pilsner||2|
|Munchen Style Helles||2||European Style Pilsner||2|
|American Style Light Lager||2||American Style Lager||2|
|American Style Premium Lager||2||American Style Specialty Lager||2|
|Vienna Style Lager||2||Americn Style Amber Lager||2|
|German Style Marzen & Oktoberfest||4||European Style Dark & Munchner||4|
|American Style Dark Lager||2||German Style Schwarzbier||4|
|German Style Dopplebock||2||Bock||2|
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“excellent individual character”
just wanted to follow up commenting on this yeast. i used it again for a Schwarzbier and the results were great.....no screw-ups on my part this time, lol. the yeast definitely imparts a very smooth, malt-oriented, bready taste to the beer and finished @ the 1.016 marker just fine. i'd recommend this for any Münchner-type lager. if one wishes for a thorough attenuation then plan a big (1/2 gal or so) starter. this yeast will not disappoint! please make this a year-round yeast, as i have to stock up on it when it becomes available per its season!
“My first time brewing w/ this yeast...”
My first time brewing w/ this yeast...was scheduled to be a Dunkel; however, i used the lightest grist possible while still falling under the BCJP SRM guidelines and came out, after lagering, w/ a Wien-style lager. W/ the help of irish moss and gelatin, wlp920 produced a highly flocculent beer w/ a great malty taste and extreme smoothness. def. a choice for a brewer who's looking for a yeast that offers quaffability; however, be sure to give this yeast some time....it'll deliver, providing you give her time.
Optimum Ferment Temp.50-55°F (10-13°C)
Alcohol ToleranceMedium- High