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Schwarzbier 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.

WLP800 Pilsner Lager Yeast

Lagers

A classic pilsner strain from the Czech Republic. Somewhat dry with a malty finish, this yeast is best suited for European pilsner production.Click...
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. Produces dry and crisp lagers with low diacetyl production.Click Here for a Sizing ChartNano ...
Attenuation
75% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP810 San Francisco Lager Yeast

Lagers

This yeast is used to produce the “California Common” style beer. A unique lager strain, it has the ability to ferment up to 65°F (18°C) while...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
58°F - 65°F

WLP815 Belgian Lager Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Lagers

A clean, crisp European lager yeast with low sulfur production. This strain originates from a very old brewery in west Belgium. Great for European...
Attenuation
72% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP820 Oktoberfest/Märzen Lager Yeast

Lagers

This yeast produces a very malty, bock-like beer. It does not finish as dry as WLP830. It’s much slower in the first generation than WLP830, so we...
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 is one of the most widely used lager strains in the world. Very malty and clean, and great for all German lagers...
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

WLP838 Southern German Lager Yeast

Lagers

This yeast is characterized by a malty finish and balanced aroma. It is a strong fermenter that produces slight sulfur and low diacetyl.Click Here...
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 yeast is used to produce American style lagers. Dry and clean with a very slight apple fruitiness. Sulfur and diacetyl production is minimal...
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

Clean, crisp northern European lager yeast. Not as malty as the southern European lager yeast strains. Great for European style pilsners, European...
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 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.
Attenuation
70% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Very High (Over 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP920 Old Bavarian Lager Yeast

Lagers

From Southern Germany, this yeast finishes malty with a slight ester profile. Use in beers such as Oktoberfests, bocks, and dark lagers.
Attenuation
66% - 73%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F

WLP940 Mexican Lager Yeast

Lagers

From Mexico City, this yeast produces clean lager beers with a crisp finish. Good for Mexican-style light lagers as well as dark lagers.Click Here...
Attenuation
70% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F