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.

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 # WLP001
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Availability Out Of Stock
Weight 0.14 LBS
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Why did you choose this?
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Friend Recommended it.
Valued C on Mar 7, 2023
excellent product
James L on Mar 7, 2023
Friend Recommended it.
Valued C on Mar 7, 2023
Tina B on Mar 7, 2023
excellent product
James L on Mar 7, 2023
Never fails.
Doug D on Mar 3, 2023
Recommended by a friend/fellow brewer
Michael A on Feb 23, 2023
It was recommended on the Q&A
Carlos M on Feb 23, 2023
Because I lack creativity and want clean tasty beer.
William S on Feb 23, 2023
To make sure I have enough yeast to get an 8% ABV beer. And to stay true to the region. And trust the company.
John karl D on Feb 17, 2023
Good results
Vaughn G on Feb 17, 2023
Good easy to use yeast
Preston D on Feb 14, 2023
Know White Labs from San Diego brew scene.....trust....
Jackson on Feb 14, 2023
JAMES K on Feb 9, 2023
Need for IPA
David on Feb 7, 2023
Citra Double IPA (clone) - Kern River Brewing Company
Rigoberto D on Feb 4, 2023
The brand I need for my brew
kyle s on Jan 30, 2023
Jonathan K on Jan 27, 2023
Review recommended
Shannon E on Jan 17, 2023
I like it
Larry on Jan 13, 2023
My Favorite
Jaceson D on Jan 12, 2023
Great yeast
Anthony G on Jan 9, 2023
It was recommended by another user
Zach G on Jan 7, 2023
never fails
James E on Jan 6, 2023
used before. worked well
Greg W on Jan 6, 2023
good beer needs yeast?
Michael B on Jan 5, 2023
Always excellent results. I use 2 for Pliny
Don S on Jan 3, 2023
Recommended for one of my kits.
Mike F on Dec 29, 2022
Works well
steve P on Dec 27, 2022
new batch of IPA
Mark A on Dec 17, 2022
Previous use yielded great result
Matthew Arundale on Dec 15, 2022
James M Clark on Dec 13, 2022
Used many times before
Doug D on Dec 2, 2022
Used it before
Gary N on Dec 2, 2022
I have the best results when using White Labs yeast.
Brendon H on Nov 30, 2022
It's one of the best yeasts you can buy.
Gil on Nov 29, 2022
for the IPA
sean s on Nov 24, 2022
I need it
Mario O on Nov 18, 2022
Go to yeast for Pale and West Coast IPA
Marcus J Ronney on Nov 15, 2022
recommended and have used before.
Joel A on Nov 15, 2022
your guy recommended
Daniel C on Nov 7, 2022
Never let me down
Gary G on Nov 1, 2022
Always had good results using this yeast
John A F on Oct 28, 2022
Try it
Conrad a b on Oct 25, 2022
Why not
david allred on Oct 21, 2022
Have had good results
Kevin T on Oct 20, 2022
Very clean
James N on Oct 19, 2022
good yeast
Gregory M S on Oct 14, 2022
Repeat purchase
Gary Nalavany M on Oct 11, 2022
This has been my go-to brand
Rell A on Oct 6, 2022
Robert W on Oct 5, 2022
Tried and True
Brad Saunders on Sep 29, 2022
Tina B on Mar 7, 2023
Never fails.
Doug D on Mar 3, 2023
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!
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.

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Rated 1 out of 5
Tried to get this twice both times it came spoiled.
One time the warehouse put my dry yeast with the ice pack.
The second time they tried sending next day air, the warehouse didn't pick it until the next day which was Friday so I received Monday. Spiked again
January 24, 2023
4 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
So sorry to hear about your experience. Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. We try very hard to create the best experience for our customers and provide quality products. For any questions or concerns you can reach out to our customer service team by scrolling to the bottom, right-side of our web page and following the appropriate link. We are here to help. Cheers!
February 3, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5
So far so good. Good fermentation action.
November 24, 2022
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Clean and fast fermenting. I think this will be my go to yeast from now on
October 20, 2022
7 months ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Over priced compared to competitors that work just as good if not better. For half the price.
Works well . But over priced. I switched to cellar science yeast half the price and works the same if not better. Until white labs lowers it's price I will be using cellar science every time.
October 14, 2022
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great fermenter. Very versitile.
I use this yeast to ferment clean ales at 66F. The ester formation at this temperature is very low. If I bump the temperature to 70-72 it produces pleasant esters that compliment aggressively hopped ales very well. Chico is a great all-around yeast. If I could only choose one yeast to brew with, this would be it. There's a good reason why WL sells more of this than anything else. It's the best.
August 11, 2022
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
First time I've used the liquid yeast. I liked the way it activated the fermentation. It seemed to work a lot better than the dry yeast
June 16, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Consistent product every time.
Consistent quality from white labs. Well packaged. I highly suggest to add the ice for travel.
January 21, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good yeast took off...
January 6, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
First experience with liquid yeast. No lag time. Immediate action with no starter required. Full attenuation in record time. I will be using liquid going forward.
December 11, 2021
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome neutral yeast
Used for a Pale Ale and it's great. It "gets out of the way" and lets both the malt and hops shine. Excellent yeast
June 30, 2021
over 4 years ago