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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.

WLP006 Bedford British Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

Ferments dry and flocculates very well; produces a distinct ester profile. This yeast yields a full mouthfeel for creating English-style ales,...
Attenuation
72% - 80%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

This yeast produces a clean, malty beer with pleasant ester characters that can be described as “bready.” It ferments successfully and cleanly at...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP033 Klassic Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

Traditional English single-strain yeast. Produces signature ester characters and does not mask hop flavors. Leaves ales with a slightly sweet malt...
Attenuation
66% - 74%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP075 Hansen Ale Yeast Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

This is a blend of many IPA strain favorites. It has the attenuation of WLP090 and the character of WLP007. This strain produces dry, hop-forward...
Attenuation
75% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP076 Old Sonoma Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

From a historic brewery in Northern California. This strain was embraced by the early pioneers of craft beer in America and is ideal for those...
Attenuation
70% - 74%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°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

WLP611 New Nordic Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Specialty / Belgian

Isolated from spontaneously fermented apples on a remote island off the coast of Denmark in the fall of 2009, this culture is a unique blend of...
Attenuation
65% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - Low (4.8%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP673 Lactobacillus buchneri

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

This strain is recommended for souring. Can be used for sour kettle/mash or in secondary fermentation. <15 IBU tolerance. Little to no...
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP693 Lactobacillus plantarum

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

Typically found in probiotics, this bacteria has been found to produce high levels of lactic acid. This strain is perfect for sour kettle...
Attenuation
0% - 0%
Flocculation
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP773 Scottish Cider Yeast Blend

Specialty strain from The Vault
Wine, Mead and Cider

This is an exciting blend of two ale strains and one wine strain. Unlike a lot of ale strains that typically dry out most ciders, this unique blend...
Attenuation
80% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°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

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