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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Experimental with another yeast
Claudia C on Feb 1, 2023
Love this for no temp control fermentation
Dan Little on Jan 10, 2023
Experimental with another yeast
Claudia C on Feb 1, 2023
Fast, easy and clean fermentation
JAMES H. ROGERS, I on Jan 20, 2023
Love this for no temp control fermentation
Dan Little on Jan 10, 2023
heard good things
Jim Martella on Dec 27, 2022
To make an IPA in 3 days
Lucas on Dec 27, 2022
Life happened, in a hurry for New Year’s beer!
john l mackie on Dec 14, 2022
The liquid usually when it gets here because it's not not cold.
Matthew William L on Nov 16, 2022
cause its awesome
kevin copeland on Nov 7, 2022
The lords of yeast have driven me to the selection.
Michael L on Nov 4, 2022
Used it before and it’s awesome. Also because it’s dry it ships easier.
Todd H on Nov 3, 2022
Winter warmer
chris Phillips on Oct 26, 2022
Craft Beer & Brewing Recipe
Edward V on Oct 26, 2022
Fast hot brewing
Zach S on Oct 22, 2022
The best clean "hot" yeast I have used!
Sheheryar H on Oct 21, 2022
Ferments faster and cleaner
Bob B on Oct 19, 2022
friend recomended if ferment temp risk going high
Alan K on Oct 15, 2022
Us this for a bit of citrus teast in cerveza.
Doug K on Oct 13, 2022
Allen H on Oct 10, 2022
Temperate range for fermentation
JON G on Sep 28, 2022
Because I dont have temperature control for fermentation
amelia on Sep 26, 2022
I've been seeing Kveik yeast mentioned in a bunch of recipes lately. Thought I'd give it a try
Jonathan S on Sep 15, 2022
Trial use
Edward B on Sep 13, 2022
Trying all the Kveik yeast we can now. They are so much easier to ferment with, and get better results
Eric Steadle on Sep 12, 2022
I want to have the option to whip up a quick batch of beer
Tyler C on Sep 9, 2022
i always have a backup yeast on hand.
Brent Jenkins on Sep 8, 2022
Thom C on Sep 1, 2022
Works Great!!
Anthony T on Aug 26, 2022
because it's hot here
Robert L on Aug 26, 2022
Need to brew a beer fast for a party
Colt Funderburg on Aug 23, 2022
Fast fermentation
Carlos G on Aug 23, 2022
Fast acting
John K. on Aug 11, 2022
Ferments at high temp...great for summer brewing
Jack Long on Aug 9, 2022
We have ordered this before and need to brew quickly!!!!
Beth s on Aug 5, 2022
It’s too hot in my garage to ferment with anything else
Stephen Goadhouse on Aug 2, 2022
I use this yeast for most of my ales.
Lester House on Jul 28, 2022
Just wanted to give it a try
Cp on Jul 27, 2022
It's a great Yeast variety!
Adam R on Jul 25, 2022
Temperature range
Lewis M on Jul 22, 2022
High temp fermentation
Thomas H on Jul 22, 2022
high temp ferment
Jack Long on Jul 13, 2022
I do not have fermentation control or even a good wort chiller.
Judson S on Jul 12, 2022
Summers in the south require Kveik brewing
Rick O on Jun 29, 2022
Works fantastic in warmer climates.
Paul B on Jun 27, 2022
Summer brewing in Texas heat. ‘Nuff said.
Keith F on Jun 23, 2022
Still experimenting with this stuff
David G on Jun 18, 2022
Quick fermentation times
Anthony T on Jun 14, 2022
I am trying to brew my beer a little quicker and I think it works well with hoppy IPA's and high gravity beers
Joseph G on Jun 11, 2022
Speed my friend speed. Needs no heat either!
Seth G on Jun 10, 2022
Fast flexible fermentation
John K. on Jun 6, 2022
Do not have good temp control in summer
Dion F on May 31, 2022
Fast, easy and clean fermentation
JAMES H. ROGERS, I on Jan 20, 2023
heard good things
Jim Martella on Dec 27, 2022
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: I fermented at 85f and used 1/2 packet on a cream ale. Real vigorous fermentation, 1" firm krausen and continuous gas blowoff. Came out really well.
I think whole packet into 5 gallons may be over pitch but the pale ale was great.

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Rated 5 out of 5
Eats through anything and everything, 2-3 day fermentations are easy! Takes longer to carbonate than fermentation!
Kveik is awesome especially at the higher 95F temps. THIS IS NOT SA05 YEAST, be prepared. Depending on the hops, citrusy and fruity flavors are present. If brewing a 5-6 gallon batch and the OG is 1.070 or higher, make sure you double the yeast nutrient as this stuff chews through everything and fast! I highly recommend using a yeast starter if there's any doubt about the liveliness of your yeast packet.
December 27, 2022
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
An absolute beast of a yeast.....
This yeast is an absolute animal. Picture is an IPA with an OG of 1.061. 24 hours after pitch it is at 1.019 (at 85 degrees). With an expected FG of 1.013, it should be through fermenting in a couple more hours. Of course it will still needs some time prior to bottling, but I can see this being a great way to bump up the quantity in the pipeline....
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October 10, 2022
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love it it’s great yeast
September 19, 2022
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Speed beer!
1 week in primary, 4 days in the bottle = a very drinkable Porter. Previously I did not brew in the Summer because my basement is too warm, but no excuses now! Kept it at about 82 deg. F during primary with the help of a heating pad.
September 5, 2022
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
King Kveik
Kveik is just plain awesome for so many reasons.

Even though I have very goos temperature control, I still use kveik strains. Love co-fermenting with other strains to drastically reduce conditioning time.
June 17, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 2 out of 5
Spicy off character to beer
Gives a spicy, pepper like flavor that was not desirable in my pale ale. It fermented maybe a day faster than a typical house strain of yeast with a starter.
Rated 5 out of 5
I like this yeast
I've only brewed two beers with it so far, a raw beer and a boiled wort beer, and both have turned out well. This yeast brings its own 'barnyard funk' to the table, a flavor more pronounced in the raw beer and more subtle in the other one. It's reminiscent of wet hay, unusual though not unpleasant, if you're into that sort of thing. Also a super fast fermentation, allowing me to bottle at day 5 or 6. Recommended!
April 11, 2022
11 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great fast fermenting yeast
You just can't beat this yeast for a really quick and flavorful NEIPA. Completely fermented out my OG 1.086 beer in 36 hours. The Great thing is you can ferment at higher temperatures. I've gone all the way up to 100°, but for my last batch I fermented at 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Beautiful results, no off flavors. I would recommend this to anyone who likes IPAs or NEIPAs.
April 6, 2022
10 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
I don't like kveik
I ordered this because of all of the rants that various home brew forums had on kveik and the great IPAs people were brewing with it. I have since learned that I don't like kveik and if you do you're wrong (this is obviously i joke - at least I hope it is obvious).

That being said, the yeast really worked great.
December 4, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Wow, I should have made the change sooner. This is great. Super fast activation.
October 11, 2021
1 year ago