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WildBrew™ Philly Sour Yeast - Lallemand

WildBrew™ Philly Sour Yeast - Lallemand

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WildBrew™ Philly Sour is a pure strain of active dried yeast classified as Lachancea selected from nature by University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA. Philly Sour produces moderate amounts of lactic acid in addition to ethanol so you can ferment your beer and sour it in one simple step. This first yeast in the WildBrew™ series is a great choice for innovative, sessionable sour beers with refreshing acidity and notes of stone fruit. With high attenuation, high flocculation and good head retention, WildBrew™ Philly Sour is an ideal yeast for traditional styles such as Berliner Weisse, Gose, American Lambic Style, American Wild Ales and its resistance to hops make it perfect for Sour IPA’s.

Beer Styles: Berliner Weisse, Gose, lambic-style, American Wild, and Sour IPAs
Aroma: Sour, red apple, stone fruit, peach
Attenuation: High
Fermentation Range: 68-77°F
Flocculation: High
Alcohol Tolerance: 9% ABV
 
*See the technical data sheet below for information on rehydration, usage and storage.
 
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Only place to find it
Delmar C S on Jan 22, 2021
Pilots
Jeremy S on Sep 30, 2020
Only place to find it
Delmar C S on Jan 22, 2021
To make easy sours
Julian R on Jan 20, 2021
Pilots
Jeremy S on Sep 30, 2020
Makes a nice quick sour
Jason Fuller on Sep 25, 2020
Heard a little about something like this, found it interesting.
Richard F Terrio J on Aug 16, 2020
To make easy sours
Julian R on Jan 20, 2021
Makes a nice quick sour
Jason Fuller on Sep 25, 2020
Do I need to use a separate fermenting vessel & racking equipment for this, as I would when pitching bacteria in a sour beer?
Liam wynn on Sep 23, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We do recommend keeping a separate set of all plastic and rubber pieces for doing sour beers. Any steel, silicone, or glass can be shared and trusted if you sanitize it by boiling.
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Rated 5 out of 5
Philly is legit
If you like kettle sours, try this.
February 3, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Quick and easy sour beer
Love this yeast. I love sour beers but sometimes they can be a hit or miss with kettle souring or other methods. This is an easy to use, consistent, and wonderful tasting yeast. It isn't as sour as other yeasts but it is still a good kind of sour and tartness. The stone fruit flavors really come out. I would recommend this to anyone wanting to get into sour beers.
January 31, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 2 out of 5
Not a pleasant sour beer
I brewed a sour wheat beer with this yeast. It got mildly tart - maybe I should have used 2 packs instead of 1 in a 5 gal batch. What bothers me more than the lack of sourness is the red apple note that the yeast produces. I cannot think of a beer style in which this would be a welcome addition and it really clashed with the the American citrus-forward hops that I selected. I won't be in a rush to use this again.
January 31, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This stuff makes awesome beer. From my experience, and from watching Dr. Farber's presentation with Lallemand, I would recommend using two packs for 5 gallons and letting it heat up to 77 and holding it there. It should finish in about 10 days. Also, add sugar or mash low for more acidity.
October 20, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago