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OYL071 Lutra Kveik - Omega Yeast
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OYL071 Lutra Kveik - Omega Yeast

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Description

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.

Please Note: When choosing an ice pack option beware that the liquid yeast will not arrive cold even when shipped together. Ice packs and insulated mailing options are designed to keep the yeast colder for longer during shipment, but they will not ensure that your yeast arrives cold. We will not replace liquid yeast that arrives warm. During warmer months we strongly recommend you choose dry yeast.

 

Item # OYL071
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.14 LBS
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Ferments at higher temp
Paul on Nov 28, 2022
Makes the best hard seltzer
Kristen K on Oct 12, 2022
Ferments at higher temp
Paul on Nov 28, 2022
Works well with propper
Thomas R on Oct 22, 2022
Makes the best hard seltzer
Kristen K on Oct 12, 2022
I ran out.
Matt on Oct 8, 2022
mead
Old Sol E on Jul 21, 2022
Makes great clear hard seltzer
Kevin O on Jul 14, 2022
This yeast is very robust for hard seltzer
Curtis T on Jul 1, 2022
Seltzer
William R on Jun 17, 2022
Clean yeast and wanted Kveik
Tommy McCormick on May 16, 2022
Doing research
Sean Timothy C on May 3, 2022
To brew a pseudo pils
David Lamb on Apr 2, 2022
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 Negrete on Aug 30, 2021
Oktoberfest!!!
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
Seltzer
Valued C on Jul 14, 2021
Awesome yeast for great seltzer
Shad S on Jul 9, 2021
lagers
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.
Dan Shaffer 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 Monroe 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
Works well with propper
Thomas R on Oct 22, 2022
I ran out.
Matt on Oct 8, 2022
Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
22 Reviews
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Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent yeast started fermenting within 2 hours
February 1, 2022
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Ferments fast and clean.
December 12, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Works well at overly warm temp, but has its own flavor profile
I live in a warm and humid climate. I was want to try this out to make a lager in warm weather. This yeast has its own flavor profile. I lived in Germany for about 4 years and just love my Helles and Bavarian lagers. This yeast will change that "flavor" if that is what you are expecting. It makes a good beer that my friends liked, but it wasn't what I wanted or expected for a helles.
December 1, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Wondrous
Took off like a rocket.
Export stout 8.5 percent 
wasn't aw tasty aw I'd hoped
Threw the lees own a homemade wine
Export stout 8.5 percent wasn't aw tasty aw I'd hoped Threw the lees own a homemade wine
November 27, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Don't expect 24-48hr magic. Do expect clean and clear beer after sufficient time.
I'm generally a us05 exclusive Homebrewer. This was the first kveik strain I've tried. I expected quick magic and decided to give it a try. I've brewed 2 batches on it so far. 1)an Oktoberfest/marzen from the liquid yeast and the 2nd another light Amber from the yeast cake. I expected a fast fermentation but got about the same speed as us05. I don't use temperature control. My first batch was sweet and took over 2 weeks until it dried out. My second batch was only a 4% abv and had a similar fermentation time.

I suppose my positive comments would be after additional time on the keg, the beers taste exceptionally clean and was clear within 2 weeks without any fining. US05 would routinely take over a month to clear.

I think I'll try other kveik strains, I'm very interested in the dry strains.
October 29, 2021
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
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Amazing
Ok. It does everything it promises. Ultra fast fermentation. Clean finish.fantastic product.
August 10, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Super clean and leaves the beer very clear!
July 31, 2021
Purchased
1 year 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
Purchased
1 year 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
Purchased
1 year ago