We're Turning 25!

Can you believe we're turning 25 this year?! It seems like just yesterday we were navigating this new business venture at a time when not many people knew that liquid brewing yeast existed, and pitchable liquid yeast wasn't even available until WLP001 California Ale...

Top 10 Highlights of 2019

We did a lot of great things in 2019 and are excited to carry the momentum into the new year! Check out some of our favorite moments below.

1) Our team, along with many others, worked collaboratively on a paper in Nature that dives into the influence of...

White Labs Copenhagen Has Gone Organic!

As of September 1, all yeast produced by White Labs Copenhagen is 100% certified organic yeast - with no price increase to you! 

You now have the opportunity to produce beers across a wide range of beer styles using 100% organically certified liquid yeast produced under tight...

Non-Alcoholic or Low Alcohol Beer Production

Non-alcoholic beer has been popular internationally for quite some time. More recently, the popularity of these beverages in the US has increased. This category spans beers ranging from <0.5% to about 2.5% ABV. 

Vacuum Distillation

Larger breweries more commonly...

Our 2019 Wine Strains are Now Available!

 

Home winemakers

Home winemakers can purchase Vault strains at local retail shops during winemaking season—mid-July through October. In addition to the seasonal release of Vault wine strains, you can also pick up our Core strains, which are available for purchase year-...

Behold...Yeastman 2.0

Our team has been working hard to update Yeastman to make your online ordering experience faster and more efficient. We designed it to match our mobile app, so you’ll see the same improved navigation, graphics, and content in every section of the website as you do on...

WLP862 Cry Havoc Lager Yeast is now WLP1983 Charlie's Fist Bump Yeast

The backstory:

Charlie Papazian has been using this yeast since 1983 for most of the recipes that appear in his books, The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, The Homebrewer's Companion and Microbrewed Adventures.

This strain was cultured up from a frozen yeast bank and...

Added to the Vault: A New Kveik Strain!

WLP518 Opshaug Kveik Ale Yeast

Sourced from our friend Lars Marius Garshol, this kveik strain was isolated from a mixed culture which belonged to Harald Opshaug, a farmhouse brewer in Stranda, Norway. This strain was originally used in the 1990s to produce several kornøl-style beers. It is a...

New Vault Strain: WLP546 Marañón Canyon Wild Cacao

WLP546 Marañón Canyon Wild Cacao

We've teamed up with Marañón Chocolate to bring you one of our sweetest Vault strains yet: WLP546 Marañón Canyon Wild Cacao. This unique strain was isolated and produced rare cacao variety—Pure Nacional—that was once thought to be extinct in Peru, and is the...

A Look Towards the Future

After 23 years in business, I continue to be excited about all that has happened at White Labs and in the industry. Innovation has always been at the core of the White Labs spirit and now, more than ever, it is apparent that it is also at the core of the industry as a whole. You, our customers,...

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