Yeast Bank

1-100%
1-100°F (-17-38°C)
Scotch Whisky 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.

WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast

Ale
Distilling
Wine, Mead and Cider

This strain produces underlying esters of pear and melon which work well with hop and malt derived notes. It’s medium to high alcohol tolerance is...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP045 Scotch Whisky Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Distilling

A strain that has been widely used for Scotch whisky production since the early 1950s. This yeast produces a complex array of ester compounds and...
Attenuation
75% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
72°F - 77°F

WLP078 Neutral Grain Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Distilling

Marked by a clean, fast fermentation, this strain is ideal for any neutral grain spirit. Alcohol and temperature tolerant.
Attenuation
77% - 84%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
76°F - 85°F

Lalvin V116 (K1) - WLDK1

Distilling

Lalvin V1116 (K1) is an active dried yeast for use in rum, brandy and fruit brandies. Isolated in 1972 by Pierre Barre of the INRA Montpellier. K1...
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
N/A
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

Pinnacle Distillers Yeast (G) - WLDPINNACLE G 500G

Distilling

An active dried yeast well-suited for use in simultaneous saccharification fermentation of starch substrates from grain. It has a high tolerance to...
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
92°F - 98°F

Pinnacle Distillers Yeast (M) - WLDPINNACLE M 500G

Distilling

An active dried yeast well-suited for use in malt-based fermentations. It rapidly consumes maltose and produces a flavorful spirit.Has a high cell...
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
82°F - 90°F