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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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Hi temperature yeast
Brian on Jul 30, 2021
Temp control
oscar s on Jul 21, 2021
Hi temperature yeast
Brian on Jul 30, 2021
Quickest way to an IPA
John S on Jul 29, 2021
Temp control
oscar s on Jul 21, 2021
the voss is boss
Will S on Jul 20, 2021
To ferment my beer
Brian A M on Jul 19, 2021
Nuke yeast
Shane M on Jul 6, 2021
All my favorite Werk Force beers ferment with Kveik
Riley M Van Wyk on Jun 24, 2021
This ale yeast is so quick and expressive. I have seen it in use, but have not used it personally. I can't wait!
Chester H on Jun 23, 2021
Summer in California?!
Martin S on Jun 22, 2021
First time trying
Valdis A on Jun 14, 2021
Heard good things, room temp fermentation with a clean result is interesting for me.
Levi G L on Jun 10, 2021
Summer session
Paul J on Jun 4, 2021
This yeast is a beast. Always good to have on hand.
Tysen Bibb on Jun 3, 2021
Wanted to have it on hand.
David R on Jun 2, 2021
Want to give it a try
Winfrey J on Jun 1, 2021
Great spring yeast
Valued C on May 29, 2021
Foolproof dry yeast that works well with a wide range of styles and requires no temp control.
Tysen Bibb on May 29, 2021
make a light, clean ale
Don b on May 25, 2021
Good mead yeast
EVAN W on May 22, 2021
I used this on a hazy IPA and it turned out fabulous!
Mark G on May 17, 2021
Speed
Jeanette P on May 15, 2021
Can't wait to see what all of the fuss is about
Jay F on May 7, 2021
Wanted try the dry version
William C on May 5, 2021
Herd good things
Andrew Gregorovius on May 5, 2021
best for hazy ipa's
Michael W on Apr 29, 2021
For high alcohol tolerance.
Kenneth S on Apr 27, 2021
ferments warmer
Michael S J on Apr 22, 2021
Kviek rules, hot summer incoming
Damien P on Apr 20, 2021
Awesome Yeast, perfect for Puerto Rico's weather.
Enrique Cruz M on Apr 15, 2021
To ferment ales at room temperature in summer
Christopher F on Apr 13, 2021
My favorite ale yeast.
Vernon B on Apr 5, 2021
Price and Availability.
Eric J on Apr 2, 2021
First time purchase
Ben B on Mar 30, 2021
Farmhouse beers are lovely
Daniela Garcia on Mar 26, 2021
New use
VE-0930509, Rina R on Mar 23, 2021
Love this Yeast
Josh W on Mar 20, 2021
High Temperature Performance
David A on Mar 16, 2021
Great for mead.
Paul J on Mar 12, 2021
Matches recipe
David on Mar 11, 2021
Used before. Reloading
Scott S on Mar 9, 2021
Versatile and flavorful yeast
Adam S on Mar 9, 2021
Looking for an orange flavored yeast for my mead.
Kevin M on Mar 7, 2021
Easy to use, can underpitch too - a little goes a long way with Voss Kveik
Nick M on Mar 6, 2021
high temp
ROBERT L on Mar 4, 2021
Fast ferment
Valued C on Mar 3, 2021
i wanted to
Edward L A on Mar 2, 2021
Warm temps man
Jason Fuller on Mar 2, 2021
For beer production
Pierre L on Feb 24, 2021
Fast fermentation
Mayra m on Feb 22, 2021
Online recommendation
Mark G on Feb 18, 2021
Quickest way to an IPA
John S on Jul 29, 2021
the voss is boss
Will S on Jul 20, 2021
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
Yeast Monster
This stuff will chew up your wort in no time at high temps. Give it a healthy amount of yeast nutrient, aerate your wort, and crank up the heat. Leaves a nice subtle spiced orange/orange fruit leather ester profile. Great with citrus hops. This yeast shines in the summer if/when you don't have temperature control.
July 26, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Easy!
No fermentation temp control required and this yeast worked fast! Attenuated a NEIPA in just 3 days, finished and drinkable after 5 days post brew day!
June 28, 2021
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
The Real Deal
This yeast is as good as they say. I pitched 1 packet directly into a 5 gallon batch with an OG of 1.094 at 94 degrees. Within a few hours it was off and running, forming a thick Krausen. This thing is a workhorse.
June 1, 2021
Purchased
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fast Startrer
Activity in the blow off tube within a few hours
May 19, 2021
Purchased
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
New yeast
Thought I would try this yeast as I have read good things about it. Usually use Nottingham or US-05 for ales.
April 19, 2021
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
The best there can be for areas with tropical climates.
works perfectly at room temperature of 32-36°c.
March 3, 2021
Purchased
5 months ago
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
7 months 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
8 months 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
10 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
9 months ago