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Foreign Export Stout 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.

WLP001 California Ale Yeast®

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider
Distilling

Our best-selling yeast is famous for its clean flavors, balance, and ability to be used in almost any style of ale. It is extremely versatile and...
Attenuation
73% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP002 English Ale Yeast

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider

A classic ESB strain from one of England's largest independent breweries. This yeast is best suited for English style ales including milds, bitters...
Attenuation
63% - 70%
Flocculation
Very High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast

Ale

This is the yeast from one of the oldest stout producing breweries in the world. It produces a slight hint of diacetyl, balanced by a light...
Attenuation
69% - 74%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP005 British Ale Yeast

Ale

This yeast is a little more attenuative than WLP002. Like most English strains, this yeast produces malty beers. Excellent for all English style...
Attenuation
67% - 74%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP007 Dry English Ale Yeast

Ale

Clean, highly flocculent, and highly attenuative yeast. This yeast is similar to WLP002 in flavor profile, but is 10% more attenuative. This...
Attenuation
70% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP008 East Coast Ale Yeast

Ale

This strain can be used to reproduce many American versions of classic beer styles but has been gaining popularity for its use in East Coast IPAs....
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP011 European Ale Yeast

Ale

A malty Northern European-origin ale yeast. Its low ester production gives it a clean profile, with little to no sulfur production. Low attenuation...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP013 London Ale Yeast

Ale

Dry, malty ale yeast. Provides a complex, oakey ester character to your beer. Hop bitterness comes through well. This yeast is well suited for...
Attenuation
67% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 71°F

WLP023 Burton Ale Yeast

Ale

From the famous brewing town of Burton upon Trent, England, this yeast is packed with character. It provides delicious subtle fruity flavors like...
Attenuation
69% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 73°F

WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider
Distilling

Scotland is famous for its malty, strong ales. This yeast can reproduce complex, flavorful Scottish style ales. This yeast can be an everyday...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 70°F

WLP029 German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast

Ale

From a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany, this yeast works great in Kölsch and altbier-style beers. Good for light styles like blondes and honeys....
Attenuation
72% - 78%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 69°F

WLP030 Thames Valley Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

Very flocculant strain for all things English. Great for porters, stouts and ESBs. Lower ester production than most English strains but creates a...
Attenuation
72% - 78%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
0°F - 0°F

WLP033 Klassic Ale Yeast

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

WLP036 Düsseldorf Alt Ale Yeast

Ale

Traditional altbier-style yeast from Düsseldorf, Germany. Produces clean, slightly sweet alt beers. Does not accentuate hop flavor as WLP029 does.
Attenuation
65% - 72%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 69°F

WLP039 East Midlands Ale Yeast

Ale

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

WLP041 Pacific Ale Yeast

Ale

A popular ale yeast from the Pacific Northwest. The yeast will clear from the beer well, and leave a malty profile. More fruity than WLP002,...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP051 California Ale V Yeast

Ale

From Northern California, this strain is fruiter than WLP001 and slightly more flocculent. Attenuation is lower, resulting in fuller-bodied beers...
Attenuation
70% - 75%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°F

WLP060 American Ale Yeast Blend

Ale
Wine, Mead and Cider

This blend celebrates the strengths of WLP001-clean, neutral fermentation and versatile usage-and adds two other strains that belong to the same ...
Attenuation
72% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 72°F

WLP085 English Ale Blend

Ale

A blend of British ale yeast strains designed to add complexity and attenuation to your ale. Moderate fruitiness and mineral-like character, with...
Attenuation
69% - 76%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 72°F

WLP090 San Diego Super Yeast

Ale

A super clean, super-fast fermenting strain. A low ester-producing strain that results in a balanced, neutral flavor and aroma profile. Alcohol...
Attenuation
76% - 83%
Flocculation
Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance
High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP099 Super High Gravity Ale Yeast

Ale

From England, this yeast can ferment up to 25% alcohol when used correctly. It produces ester characters that increase with increasing gravity....
Attenuation
80% - 100%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Very High (Over 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 69°F