Yeast Bank

1-100%
1-100°F (-17-38°C)
München Helles Strains

Core Strains are composed of 68 beer and wine 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 Custom Pour packaging for professionals. Homebrew-sized options are packaged in PurePitch® and vial packaging.

White Labs Vault Strains are a collection of specialty strains. 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.

WLP800 Pilsner Lager Yeast

Lagers

A classic pilsner strain from the Czech Republic, this strain produces a clean, crisp beer that’s somewhat dry with a malty finish. A to-style...
Attenuation
72% - 77%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP802 Czech Budejovice Lager Yeast

Lagers

A pilsner lager yeast from southern Czech Republic, this strain produces dry and crisp lagers with low diacetyl production. With up to 80%...
Attenuation
75% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP810 San Francisco Lager Yeast

Lagers

A unique lager strain because it can ferment at a wide range of temperatures — 50°F (10°C) to 65°F (18°C) — while retaining lager-like...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
58°F - 65°F

WLP820 Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast

Lagers

This strain is ideal for producing malty lagers. Residual sweetness further helps promote malt nuances while contributing to a balanced finish. The...
Attenuation
65% - 73%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
52°F - 58°F

WLP830 German Lager Yeast

Lagers

Our most popular lager yeast, this strain is one of the most widely used lager strains in the world. It can be used in almost any lager style and...
Attenuation
74% - 79%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP833 German Bock Lager Yeast

Lagers

From the Alps of southern Bavaria, this yeast produces a beer that is well-balanced between malt and hop character. The excellent malt profile...
Attenuation
70% - 76%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
48°F - 55°F

WLP835 German X Lager Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Lagers

Classic yeast from a famous Bavarian monastery. This strain develops a creamy, malty beer profile with low sulfur production and low esters. It is...
Attenuation
70% - 76%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 54°F

WLP838 Southern German Lager Yeast

Lagers

This yeast is characterized by a malty finish, balanced aroma and great flocculation. It is a strong fermenter which produces slight sulfur and low...
Attenuation
68% - 76%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP840 American Lager Yeast

Lagers

This strain makes dry and clean lagers with a light note of apple fruitiness. Sulfur and diacetyl production is minimal making this strain easy to...
Attenuation
75% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP845 Fast Lager Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Lagers

Use this strain when you need a lager sooner rather than later. Low sulfur production and medium flocculation characteristics.
Attenuation
75% - 78%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP850 Copenhagen Lager Yeast

Lagers

This northern European lager strain emphasizes clean and crisp characteristics. Malt flavors tend to be secondary, promoting clean drinkability. It...
Attenuation
72% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 58°F

WLP860 Munich Helles Lager Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Lagers

This yeast helps to produce a malty, yet balanced traditional Munich-style lager. Clean and a strong fermentor, it’s great for a variety of lager...
Attenuation
68% - 72%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
48°F - 52°F

WLP862 Cry Havoc Lager Yeast

Lagers

Licensed from Charlie Papazian, this strain can ferment at both ale and lager temperatures, allowing brewers to produce diverse beer styles. The...
Attenuation
66% - 70%
Flocculation
Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
55°F - 58°F

WLP885 Zurich Lager Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Lagers

A Swiss-style lager yeast that with proper care can be used to produce lagers over 11% ABV. Sulfur and diacetyl production is minimal.**This strain...
Attenuation
70% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Very High (Over 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP940 Mexican Lager Yeast

Lagers

From Mexico City, this strain produces clean lager beers with a crisp finish. It keeps drinkability on the forefront while allowing malt and hop...
Attenuation
70% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F