Consulting and Special Projects


White Labs offers expert, affordable on-site assistance for all of your fermentation needs, including:

  • Laboratory Staff Training
  • Laboratory Set-Up, including protocol and procedure manuals
  • Contamination Risk Assessment/Clean-Up
  • New Product and/or Fermentation Method Assistance
  • Yeast Handling
  • Yeast Propagation

For more information, and to discuss you individual needs, please contact us.


Our expertly trained staff will prepare your proprietary yeast cultures for long-term housing and deep freeze storage. Service includes microbiological analysis, fermentation performance analysis, optimal culture selection, and mutation testing.
With our banking services, you get:
• Security for strains at an off-site and protected location
• Storage of your yeast for future use
• Protection of yeast strain integrity by storage at -80˚C
• Yeast slants for long-term use
• Pure liquid cultures that are ready to inoculate


LS6725  Mixed Culture Isolations- Great for wild and native cultures, kombucha ($505)

  • Organisms identified to Genus level (i.e. Saccharomyces-type yeast, non-Saccharomyces-type yeast, anaerobic bacteria, aerobic bacteria)
  • Ratio of organisms in culture
  • Total acidity production as a mixed culture
  • Can be banked as a mixed culture or as individual strains for an additional fee
  • Genetic Identification can be added on for $150 per bacterium, $269 per yeast

LS6730 Advanced Mixed Culture Isolation- Great for wild and native cultures, kombucha ($2550)

  • Isolation of organisms
  • Genetic identification of isolated organisms
  • Lab scale fermentations with the following data for each organism:
    • pH
    • ABV tolerance
    • Hop tolerance
    • Alcohol values for each organism
    • Flocculation characteristics
    • Total Acid production
    • Attenuation of sugars for each strain 

Always eager to stay on the forefront of fermentation science and its applications, White Labs is frequently engaging in “Special Projects” for clients in all areas of fermentation. Apart from beer, distilling and wine projects these include baking, coffee, cocoa, kombucha, kefir and other fermented products. Fermented foods of all sorts are continuously gaining popularity among consumers and White Labs is proud to offer custom project solutions ranging from the counter-top hobbyist to high technology research projects. The Special Project Team is here to support wherever there is fermentation involved!