Yeast Bank

1-100%
1-100°F (-17-38°C)
English Cider 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 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
Distilling
Wine, Mead and Cider

This strain was the first yeast strain produced by White Labs in 1995. It’s our best-selling yeast, famous for its clean flavors and hardy...
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

This is a classic ESB strain from one of England’s largest independent breweries. While it is traditionally used for English-style ales including...
Attenuation
63% - 70%
Flocculation
Very High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 68°F

WLP603 Torulaspora delbrueckii

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

This strain of non-conventional brewing yeast is a maltose negative strain of yeast ideal for low-alcohol beers or to be blended with another...
Attenuation
20% - 20%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
N/A
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 74°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

WLP686 Zygosaccharomyces Lentus

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

This strain of non-conventional brewing yeast is a maltose negative strain of yeast ideal for low alcohol beers. This species does not ferment...
Attenuation
20% - 20%
Flocculation
Low
Alcohol Tolerance
N/A
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 75°F

WLP715 Champagne Yeast

Ale
Specialty / Belgian
Wine, Mead and Cider

Classic yeast that is neutral in character, and a strong fermenter. Great for use in wine, cider and mead allowing the character of the...
Attenuation
75% - 100%
Flocculation
Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Very High (Over 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
70°F - 75°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

WLP775 English Cider Yeast

Distilling
Wine, Mead and Cider

Classic cider yeast that ferments dry, but retains the flavor from apples.Click Here for a Sizing ChartNano (500mL)1.5L2L   
Attenuation
80% - 100%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium - High (8 - 12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
68°F - 75°F