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THE VAULT SEASONAL 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.

WLP003 German Ale II Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

A great strain for clean ales such as kölsch, altbier, and German-style pale ales. It has a strong sulfur component that will reduce with...
Attenuation
73% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP019 California IV Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

Moderately clean strain with a low ester profile and less sulfur production than WLP051.
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP039 East Midlands Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

British-style ale yeast with a very dry finish. Medium to low fruit and fusel alcohol production. A good top-fermenting yeast strain well suited...
Attenuation
73% - 82%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP072 French Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

A clean strain that complements malt flavor. Low to moderate esters are produced when fermentation temperature is below 70°F (21°C). Moderate to...
Attenuation
68% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
63°F - 73°F

WLP073 Artisanal Country Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale
Specialty / Belgian

A classic Bière de Garde strain, it produces slight esters and mild phenols, while preserving the sweet aromatics from the malt bill. This strain...
Attenuation
75% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
70°F - 82°F

WLP515 Antwerp Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Specialty / Belgian

Clean, almost lager like Belgian type ale yeast. Good for Belgian type pales ales and amber ales, or with blends to combine with other Belgian type...
Attenuation
73% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
67°F - 70°F

WLP564 Leeuwenhoek Saison Yeast Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Specialty / Belgian

A blend of two saison strains and a low phenolic Belgian strain, developed for the White Labs in-house saisons. Approximately 85% attenuation...
Attenuation
76% - 82%
Flocculation
Low
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 75°F

WLP616 Funky Cider Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Wild Yeast & Bacteria
Wine, Mead and Cider

This is a blend of two Saccharomyces strains combined with some Brettanomyces and Lactobacillus. This blend results in a slight tartness and a mild...
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP665 Flemish Ale Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Wild Yeast & Bacteria

Blended culture used to produce the classic beer styles of the West Flanders region of Belgium. A proprietary blend of Saccharomyces and...
Attenuation
80% - 85%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 80°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

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

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