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LalBrew® Voss Kveik Ale Yeast - Lallemand

LalBrew® Voss Kveik Ale Yeast - Lallemand

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Kveik, the original, traditional dry beer yeast! Kveik is a Norwegian word meaning yeast. In the Norwegian farmhouse tradition, kveik was preserved by drying and passed from generation to generation. The LalBrew Voss strain was obtained from Sigmund Gjernes (Voss, Norway), who has maintained this culture using traditional methods since the 1980s and generously shared it with the wider brewing community. LalBrew Voss Kveik supports a wide range of fermentation temperatures between 77-104°F with a very high optimal range of 95-104°F. Very fast fermentations are achieved within the optimal temperature range with full attenuation typically achieved within 2-3 days. The flavor profile is consistent across the entire temperature range: neutral with subtle fruity notes of orange and citrus. Flocculation is very high producing clear beers without filtration or use of process aids.

Beer Styles: Norwegian farmhouse ales, neutral ales
Aroma: Relatively neutral at high temps, slight orange and citrus notes
Attenutation: Medium to High
Fermentation Range: 77-104°F (Optimal: 95-104°F)
Flocculation: Very High
Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
 
*See the technical data sheet below for information on rehydration, usage and storage.
 
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Used a couple of times already--Like the high temperature aspect of the yeast and fast Ferment
Dan Walters on Jan 7, 2021
To make great beer without worry of temp control
Chris S on Dec 31, 2020
Used a couple of times already--Like the high temperature aspect of the yeast and fast Ferment
Dan Walters on Jan 7, 2021
Curiosity.
Richard B on Jan 5, 2021
To make great beer without worry of temp control
Chris S on Dec 31, 2020
room temp yeast
Marion M. A on Dec 14, 2020
love my voss!
Caleb Miller on Dec 9, 2020
I like Voss, fast with fruit flavors at warm temps. Ferments well under pressure too.
ben b on Dec 5, 2020
Very clean yeast, quick turnaround
ravil s on Dec 4, 2020
Big, unique Lemon oil/lemon zest esters
Noel M on Dec 3, 2020
Rad yeast. Great value
Whit Kauffman on Dec 3, 2020
Versatile
Dean K on Dec 2, 2020
Fast
Bob T on Nov 26, 2020
Brilliant Hazy IPA yeast.
Josh on Nov 26, 2020
I have a short window to brew a batch of beer. Kveik yeast can flocculate super quickly if fermented at about 75 degrees F.
Davis B on Nov 24, 2020
Been curious for awhile now should be dank
Adam D on Nov 24, 2020
Voss Kveik is awesome for desert brewing. You don't have to worry about temp control; just leave your carboy out in the garage and this kveik will go to town.
Mason H on Nov 16, 2020
This dry Kveik is awesome
Michael G on Nov 14, 2020
I’ve heard great thing about it.
FERNANDO MEZA on Nov 9, 2020
its good yeast
Ryan B on Nov 5, 2020
Like a yeast that doesn't need fancy fermentation temp controls
Richard Schmittdiel on Nov 5, 2020
Sounds good for a belgian wit
Victor B on Nov 3, 2020
I live in the hot desert. I need a viable yeast option that can stand the heat
Chris S on Nov 2, 2020
Awesome yeast
Daniela G on Oct 31, 2020
try something new
Nick S on Oct 29, 2020
Used it before. Excellent, easy to use.
MICHAEL K on Oct 29, 2020
Love this yeast
Shad S on Oct 24, 2020
Trying something new
MIKE HENGSTBERGER on Oct 20, 2020
Love a dry Kveik yeast.
Robert G on Oct 20, 2020
this is enough yeast for 10 batches almost.
Clayton M on Oct 20, 2020
heard good things
Robert S on Oct 13, 2020
Thought I’d try out this strain of yeast for a strong ale recipe I have planned.
Eddie M on Oct 10, 2020
Too hot to ship liquid yeast right now
Brennan Doerr on Oct 6, 2020
Jumping onto the Kviek train....
Ju S on Oct 5, 2020
Heard good things about what Lallemand is doing
Josh J on Sep 29, 2020
Trying a different dry yeast
Jason E on Sep 24, 2020
Use this because of its higher temp fermentation
Russell on Sep 22, 2020
Great yeast for unique mead making
Shad S on Sep 22, 2020
Curious about the buzz
Michael J on Sep 17, 2020
Dry yeast is great for when you aren't sure when you want to brew.
Eric P on Sep 16, 2020
I interested in trying Kveik yeast.
Edward H on Sep 9, 2020
Warm ferments
Brendon M on Jul 7, 2020
Wanted to have a Kveik yeast on hand
Greg Bublitz on Jul 4, 2020
I heard great things about using this yeast.
Mikel R on Jul 4, 2020
High fermentation temp, short fermentation time.
Will N on Jul 3, 2020
neat stuff
Jacob M on Jul 1, 2020
Curious
Daniel Sibley on Jul 1, 2020
Interested in quick turn to meet stay at home demand
Douglas M on Jul 1, 2020
Trying a new yeast.
Shaun J on Jun 30, 2020
Product Testing
Christopher K on Jun 27, 2020
I used Loki yeast and it turned out great! I wanted to try a dry version.
Edward K on Jun 27, 2020
I can't manage temps well yet so I'm trying this.
Christian A on Jun 15, 2020
Curiosity.
Richard B on Jan 5, 2021
room temp yeast
Marion M. A on Dec 14, 2020
How many grams per gallon at 70°f of the dry voss? And what happens if you over pitch?
William Grabowski on Sep 23, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The small packs of Lalbrew Voss are meant for 19 liters of beer. Over pitching Voss leads to neutral sensory characteristics.
Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
Good yeast
Used a packed for 7 gal of OG 1.09 traditional mead and took off right away. ran @95F and completed in 6 days. Does floc really hard so needs a daily stir to stay up and active.
December 31, 2020
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Voss Kveik yeast
Dry Voss Kveik worked great and dropped clean and clear I like it and will order again also nice Orange hint
December 27, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good, fast with nice esters.
Has a great fruity character when used at higher temps, but it's not overpowering. Fast clean fermentation even pitched dry into high gravity worts.
November 27, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Killer yeast with great power and attenuation.
Fermented exactly as described. I literally saw action in the airlock within 15 minutes of pitching into 90 degree wort. I split the 10 gallon batch as an Amber ale and a Pale ale dry hopped with 3 ounces of Moutere. Both beers came out fantastic. Great attenuation and both beers were kegged in 5 days.
October 31, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Kveik..... Solid Yeast
Good Stuff.... I use it in my Mead Hydromels. Love the flavor profiles it produces.
October 22, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great stuff
2 packets in a 12 gallon batch, no starter or prehydrating and I had a vigorous fermentation in 2 hours.
October 19, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
KABOOM!
Direct pitch in homage to Interstellar Automaton originally brewed by Modern Times and collab with Automatic Brewing of SD. Direct pitch to wort at 94F. Started to ferment in JUST 2 HOURS, done in 3 days, OG 1.070, FG 1.014. Truly everything it is advertised to be. Amazing will use again!
October 8, 2020
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fast, phenomenal yeast
As a homebrewer particularly interested in recipe development at the moment, I'm looking for a yeast that's fast, fairly clean, and tough to mess up. This yeast is 11/10 on all of those fronts - it drops out like a rock in about 2-3 days, ferments in 48 hours at 95?, is quite clean while contributing subtle esters (hard to place, but vaguely orange-peel), and just seems unshakably committed to fermenting with little help. No oxygenation need, per the instructions, and you just need a heat pad and a few days. I just brewed a very solid Berliner "Vosse" in 7 days, kettle souring included (see Lallemand's SourPitch).

Bottom line, buy this immediately and give it a shot in, really, any style you can think of
September 29, 2020
Rated 5 out of 5
What a great yeast. Fast fermentation with a great floral taste. Works good at low temp fermenting. I will use it again.
I was a little worried that I just messed up a batch of beer that cost 50 dollars to make, lol.
I made my Imperial Stout and tried the Voss/ Keivik Yeast. I had done no research on this yeast and bought two 11 gram packs. I miss understood the pitching rate on the package . I interpreted it saying o.5 to 1.0 packs per gallon, lol. I pitched 22 grams on 5 gallons and once I realized the amount to use it was too ate. Beer Gods saved me, it fermented in 3 days and turned out a little dryer than I wanted. I checked the gravity it was FG-1.012. And the OG was 1.112. It has a nice floral aroma in the front but over pitching gave it a alcohol finish, but not bad at all. I chilled it down to 40°f and drank it. It was great , hardly any alcohol finish. I will not over pitch next time. My fermentation temp was about 70°f - 72°f. I will use this yeast again.
September 24, 2020
Rated 5 out of 5
Good Yeast
I've used this yeast for 3 different brews now, and it's currently cranking away at a 4th (sour this time). I keep it as high as my Grainfather conical will heat, which is usually around 93-94 degrees in my basement with ambient temp of 68.

Every beer has finished fast and tasted great! Definitely recommend.
August 27, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago