OYL071 Lutra Kveik - Omega Yeast

OYL071 Lutra Kveik - Omega Yeast

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Lutra is a shockingly clean strain that takes off at warp speed when pitched at the high end of its temperature range. Isolated from Omega's Hornindal Kveik (OYL091) culture, Lutra Kveik is perfect for brewing a refreshing pseudo-lager without the typical lead time of a lager. Lutra is your worry-free way to navigate the evolving demand for cold ones. You will love this strain like no otter.

Attenuation: 75-82%
Flocculation: Medium-High
Alcohol Tolerance: 15% ABV
Optimum Fermentation Temp: 68-95°F
Cell Count: 200 Billion
Strain Type: Norwegian Kveik

Please Note: For best results we Always recommend ordering an Ice Pack with your liquid yeast. Ice Packs can be found below in the "You might Also Need" section.



Item # OYL071
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.14 LBS
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Very versatile yeast.
Adam P. S on Oct 16, 2021
Love clean finishing with minimal temperature control
David c on Oct 8, 2021
Very versatile yeast.
Adam P. S on Oct 16, 2021
Hard to find
Gerardo L on Oct 15, 2021
Love clean finishing with minimal temperature control
David c on Oct 8, 2021
For the hard seltzer
David T on Sep 21, 2021
great yeast for hard seltzers
Timothy B on Sep 11, 2021
fast and clean! beautiful yeast
Jason K on Sep 10, 2021
Temperature requirements
Fernando R on Sep 9, 2021
Making an oktoberfest for my wedding in less than a month
Cody M on Sep 4, 2021
quick clean yeast for seltzer
Patrick N on Aug 30, 2021
Colin Nero on Aug 19, 2021
Want to compare to Bootleg Biology OSLO
Ethan C on Aug 18, 2021
Hard seltzer making
Tyce S on Aug 13, 2021
I love using Lutra Kveik
Kelly N J on Aug 11, 2021
Super clean beer profiles without temperature control in the summer!
Mike M on Aug 4, 2021
making seltzer
Todd L J on Jul 27, 2021
Fantastic review
mortfrom on Jul 15, 2021
Valued C on Jul 14, 2021
Awesome yeast for great seltzer
Shad S on Jul 9, 2021
Chris S on Jun 30, 2021
I've read it can quickly ferment lager beers at ale temps.
Mia S on Jun 26, 2021
Lutra is the best
Garrett H on Jun 7, 2021
For my Hard Seltzer. Used before. Good
JP on May 28, 2021
I want to brew clean seltzers
gavin g on May 27, 2021
Professional recommendation
Charles B on May 21, 2021
Trying a pseudo lager, for shorter grain-to-glass time.
Joad B on May 18, 2021
I want to make a lager beer for the summer and don’t have 2 months to ferment!
Ezequiel A on May 15, 2021
Looking for a clean seltzer yeast, already familiar with Hornindal.
Daniel S. on May 12, 2021
Very clean and the beer gets clear quick
Jose R E on May 11, 2021
great results making hard seltzer for my wife
Justin S on May 11, 2021
To make Pseudo German Lagers
Lester House on Apr 21, 2021
Use in a youtube video Homebrew for Life
Kreg E G on Apr 15, 2021
Works really well and fast
Toby G on Mar 29, 2021
To make seltzer water
JP on Mar 16, 2021
Clean fermentation at high temperature
Antonio Martinez on Mar 4, 2021
Great lager option without temp control
james l on Feb 25, 2021
I am created a “house yeast”, and this is part of it (finally making more after about 20 batches).
Merlinus M on Jan 19, 2021
Trying all the psuedo lager kveiks
Mike M on Jan 18, 2021
Best for clear seltzer
Tony K on Jan 14, 2021
Difficult to maintain proper ferment temp in Florida
Valued C on Dec 29, 2020
Stephen A on Dec 11, 2020
Seltzer and pseudo lagers
Gregory D on Nov 28, 2020
Pseudolager without temp control for a short-notice Oktoberfest!
Ken F on Aug 15, 2020
Hard to find
Gerardo L on Oct 15, 2021
For the hard seltzer
David T on Sep 21, 2021

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Rated 5 out of 5
Use it everywhere you would use US-05.
I love this stuff! It has quickly become my house yeast because no matter how much you abuse it, it still makes super clean beer. It's the rough and tumble version of US-05.
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August 31, 2021
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Ok. It does everything it promises. Ultra fast fermentation. Clean finish.fantastic product.
August 10, 2021
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Super clean and leaves the beer very clear!
July 31, 2021
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Ferments clean at room temp and drops clear
Tried to see what this would do for a West Coast IPA. Pitched at 78, finished fermenting in about 4 days. Kicked it up to 85 for 3 day diacetyl rest. The beer is crystal clear without cold crashing or finings. Very clean and lets the hops shine through. No more temp control for me!
May 20, 2021
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Quick Start at 72F.
I purchased Lutra Kveik to make Pseudo Lagers. The first brew was a Pseudo Helles. My OG was 1.047 and was estimated the apparent attenuation at 79% for a FG of 1.010. My actual apparent attenuation was 89% for a FG of 1.005. I fermented at 72F for seven days. There was activity in the blow off tube in 4 hours. I am going to cold crash for a week then into the bottles.
May 19, 2021
5 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Not sure if something happened to the yeast during shipping, but got a stuck ferm at 50%. Tried to boost with more nutrient and after 8 days had no result.
April 28, 2021
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Worked great on my hard seltzer
Brought my seltzer down from 1037 to .999 in two weeks
April 15, 2021
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Amazingly fast at high temps
Holy crap this stuff is fas at high temp! Pitched it at 68F for a pseudo-lager that took about a week but finished super clean. But, Racked a stout onto the yeast cake and set at 90F. Went from 1.075 to 1.012 in 24 hours!
April 5, 2021
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Highly recommend this product. Works really well and fast
March 26, 2021
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Exactly like the description
With two weeks in a Carboy and two in a keg, it still has a little chill haze. Light American lager is not my favorite by far but it’s what I was trying to make. The crisp and light taste with low body fermented between 70 and 80 degrees F. even with a 6% abv beer.
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February 20, 2021
9 months ago