WLP001 California Ale - White Labs Yeast

WLP001 California Ale - White Labs Yeast

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Our #1 Best-Selling Yeast! Famous for clean flavors, balance, and the ability to be used in almost any style Ale. It ferments dry and has a very nice, soft malt flavor. We would say that it puts the flavor emphasis on the malt and hops. Definitely one of our top favorites, and MoreBeer!'s best selling yeast! To ferment this yeast properly pitch at 62-65F and let it rise to 66-68F. Ferment for 10-14 days in the primary. This strain can be used in all ales because of its clean crisp character it produces. Cal ale can also be used to help finish a beer's stuck fermentation.

Attenuation: 73-80%
Flocculation: Medium.
Optimum Fermentation Temp: 68-72.
Wyeast Equivalent: 1056 American

For best results we always recommend ordering an ice pack with your liquid yeast.

Item # WLP001
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.14 LBS
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Good product
Jim L on Oct 28, 2020
good yeast
Gregory S G on Oct 27, 2020
Good product
Jim L on Oct 28, 2020
better than dry yeast
Mark T on Oct 28, 2020
good yeast
Gregory S G on Oct 27, 2020
I always use White Labs
Kevin D on Oct 20, 2020
this is my first brew of beer and it suits me
Valued C on Oct 20, 2020
I like
Gary R on Oct 20, 2020
Recipe called for
Todd on Oct 15, 2020
Big fan of White Labs yeast
James C on Oct 14, 2020
House yeast
Douglas M on Oct 11, 2020
might try something different this it's not hot out anymore
SUSAN L. on Oct 10, 2020
Love this yeast
Damon S on Oct 9, 2020
Naomi R on Oct 9, 2020
I like White Labs
Jonathan B on Oct 8, 2020
I like white labs
David J on Oct 7, 2020
Old reliable
Blake F on Oct 6, 2020
Best yeast EVER
Wayne N on Oct 5, 2020
This is my standard go-to, can't fail yeast
Adam T on Oct 5, 2020
The best
Jeff H on Oct 2, 2020
Previously used and it worked.
Brent G on Sep 30, 2020
Have had good luck with it.
Vaughn G on Sep 24, 2020
I like this yeast
Jeffrey H on Sep 21, 2020
first attempt at yeast stater,
Gary G on Sep 18, 2020
Upcoming recipe
Mainefolks on Sep 17, 2020
Good results
Bill B on Sep 17, 2020
Great one to use.
Kenneth S on Sep 17, 2020
Always use White Labs liquid yeast.
Brad Saunders on Sep 16, 2020
used before
John T on Sep 11, 2020
This seems to have strongest fermentation reaction
William M on Sep 5, 2020
Works best for my brewing
Joe J on Sep 4, 2020
was told this produces a clean finish and is versatile with most ingredients
Christopher B on Sep 4, 2020
works well
Paul J on Sep 3, 2020
75-80% attenuation
David Venzor on Sep 2, 2020
Its a predictable and consistent yeast
Christopher R on Aug 31, 2020
Have used successfully in past
George H on Aug 28, 2020
brewing a california ale; have had good results with WL
Ralph P on Aug 28, 2020
Always good quality
Paul A on Aug 27, 2020
This yeast is very reliable. Most recipes require it.
SHAILESH G on Aug 27, 2020
Preferred in the comments
MICHAEL K B on Aug 26, 2020
recommended in recipe
Karin M on Aug 26, 2020
It was recommended
Graham P on Aug 24, 2020
IPA Recipe
David R on Aug 20, 2020
Ted P on Aug 19, 2020
favorite yeast
tim R on Aug 18, 2020
A recipe I want to brew uses this.
Valued C on Aug 18, 2020
Jason C on Aug 16, 2020
Clean taste
Jason N on Aug 15, 2020
Robert A on Aug 13, 2020
My GOTO for IPA Brews
Kenneth J L on Aug 13, 2020
good reliable product. Works every time.
Roger S on Aug 11, 2020
works with ale was one of the suggestions ,I know little about yeast strains
Gary Sanger on Aug 11, 2020
better than dry yeast
Mark T on Oct 28, 2020
I always use White Labs
Kevin D on Oct 20, 2020
how many white labs yeast pack will fit in insulated mailer or do i need one for each?
Theodore Kluska on Sep 28, 2020
BEST ANSWER: I typically place 3 yeast packs in a mailer along with an ice pack. If you use the larger envelope then 6 with 2 ice packs works well.
Is anyone getting strong sulfur smells from this yeast during primary fermentation?
Matt Mcdonald on Jun 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. There are a lot of reasons a sulfuric smell could come from a fermentation. There are potential sources in the brewing process as well as the fermentation. If the flavor and aroma persists there are ways to curb it. After fermentation and racking to leave the yeast behind you can add either Copper Sulfate or even just some very clean Pennies to absorb the sulfur compounds. We hope that helps. Cheers!

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great fermentation
This was my first experience using White Labs. So far so good, I had great fermentation within 12 hours. Fermentation lasted longer using white labs than another yeast I used in the patch. I cant comment on taste as I did not bottle yet
October 21, 2020
4 weeks ago
Best Yeast I use. Does not need blow off tube. Beer always comes out good
October 14, 2020
1 month ago
The yeast made the fermentation take off like it was already a starter sample
September 9, 2020
2 months ago
Fast starter, active
Fast starting and active. I just brewed four days ago, so the final product is a ways off.
July 8, 2020
4 months ago
White Labs Rocks
White Labs, to me, is simply the best available and this California Ale variety is versatile and lively.
July 1, 2020
4 months ago
Solid choice
Pretty sure i threw this in an ipa at 90 degrees and it came out amazing. Very impressed
June 29, 2020
5 months ago
My go to yeast!
Solid yeast for all kinds of ales.
May 26, 2020
5 months ago
Easy to use. Super productive yeast - started working almost immediately!
May 18, 2020
5 months ago
Great fast acting Yeast
Was great! Used on a IPA with a 1.056 OG. Started seeing fermentation within 6 hours!! Didn’t even use a starter.
May 13, 2020
6 months ago
ca. ale yeast white labs
worked very well, fermentation started next day < 24 hrs. very active and no off odors or taste in final beer
May 8, 2020
6 months ago