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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, perfect for creating English-style...
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

WLP017 Whitbread II Ale Yeast

Specialty strain from The Vault
Ale

Traditional mixed yeast culture with British character. Slightly fruity with a hint of sulfur production. This yeast can be used for many different...
Attenuation
67% - 73%
Flocculation
High
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
66°F - 70°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

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

WLP546 Marañón Canyon Wild Cacao

Specialty strain from The Vault
Specialty / Belgian

This yeast was isolated from the thought to be extinct Pure Nacional variety of cacao. In 2007, this rare variety with white beans was rediscovered...
Attenuation
65% - 70%
Flocculation
Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
65°F - 75°F

WLP603 Torulaspora delbrueckii

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

Wild yeast isolated from fruit trees in Denmark. This is one of the three strains that make up WLP611. This wild yeast has been used for ciders and...
Attenuation
30% - 50%
Flocculation
Medium to Low
Alcohol Tolerance
Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 86°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 (5 - 10%)
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

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

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.WLP885 Zurich...
Attenuation
70% - 80%
Flocculation
Medium
Alcohol Tolerance
Very High (Over 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature
50°F - 55°F