This yeast is used to produce American style lagers. Dry and clean with a very slight apple fruitiness. Sulfur and diacetyl production is minimal. Apparent attenuation: 75-80%. Flocculation: medium. Optimum temp: 50°-55° F
Pitching/Fermentation : This yeast is used to produce American style lagers. Dry and clean with a very slight apple fruitiness. Sulfur and diacetyl production is minimal.
- An American lager strain from White Labs, purportedly from the Budweiser brewery.
- Makes clean lager beers with little sulfer and diacetyl produced during fermentation.
- Perfect for all kinds of American lagers, as well as Vienna lagers.
Perfect for all American lager strains! This yeast strain ferments crisp and clean, with just the slightest apple fruitiness. Purportedly from the Budweiser brewery, it can be used on all types of American lagers:light, premium, American-style, specialty, pre-prohibition, amber lager and dark lager, as well as Vienna-style lager. It is a low producer of sulfur and diacetyl, which means it will come out clean with less fuss than other lager strains. A number of brewers swear by White Labs' American Lager strain, using it to create classic American lagers time and time again. If you are making any style of American lager, give this yeast a try!
|Yeast Style||Lager, American Lager|
|Min Fermenting Temp||50|
|Max Fermenting Temp||55|
|Min Attenuation %||75|
|Max Attenuation %||80|
|Medium (5 - 10%)|
Style performance is a listing of styles made with WLP840 American Lager Yeast.
American Light Lager