WLP036 Dusseldorf Alt - White Labs Yeast

WLP036 Dusseldorf Alt - White Labs Yeast

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WLP036 Dusseldorf Alt is Traditional yeast directly from Dusseldorf, Germany. This strain produces a sweeter more malt forward beer with much less emphasizing hop flavor.

Used for brewing Dusseldorf altbiers, as well as German kolsches, cream ale, American IPA, pale and brown ales, specialty honey ales and last but not least herb & spiced beers.

  • Optimum Fermentation Temp: 65–69°F
  • Flocculation: Medium
  • Attenuation: 65–72%
  • Alcohol Tolerance: Medium (5–10%)
  • Cell Count: 100+ Billion
Wyeast Equivalent: Dusseldorf Alt – WY1007
Imperial Organic Yeast Equivalent: Kaiser – IYG02
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 # WLP036
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.14 LBS
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Fits the style
Alan J on Apr 8, 2022
Use this for our kettle sour
Steve Wilson on Apr 29, 2021
Fits the style
Alan J on Apr 8, 2022
Specific to my recipe
Michael K on Mar 23, 2022
Use this for our kettle sour
Steve Wilson on Apr 29, 2021
great yeast
John R on Mar 28, 2021
To maximize my Alt beer potential for success
Robin G on Jan 6, 2021
because i like white labs
Jeff on Nov 13, 2020
Good for a spice beer
Brendan M J on Oct 6, 2020
This is an amazing yeast strain
Noel C on Sep 22, 2020
Alternative recipe item for Omega G02
Neil W on Sep 3, 2020
Alt beer
Tianyao L. on May 30, 2020
i like it
James M on Apr 8, 2020
Nice clean fermenting at room temperature
John D R on Mar 17, 2020
Recipe called for it
Adam W on Oct 10, 2019
Brew club contest
Thomas K on Aug 31, 2019
Best yeast for a true altbier
Barry C on Mar 11, 2019
Works well for Alts
Frank on Jan 18, 2018
use this for all my german beer
Barry C on Jan 15, 2018
Specific to my recipe
Michael K on Mar 23, 2022
great yeast
John R on Mar 28, 2021

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Rated 5 out of 5
Haven’t used it yet but….
Shipping was great. I ordered 3 packs of WL yeasts. All were still cool from the ice pack. Got it in about 5 days from order.
October 29, 2021
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent Clean and Malty-forward yeast
Excellent yeast. Clean and malt-forward. Has brought me several medals in the Altbier and Scottish ale subcategories. Needs a lot of headspace
May 10, 2019
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great for Long Trail Ale clone
I made a Long Trail Ale clone with mulled spices for Christmas, and it was a HIT! No one believed it was a home brew. Great yeast. OG 1.050 FG 1.016. Should have made a starter, but the beer still tasted great!
Christmas ale 2017
Christmas ale 2017
January 30, 2018
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
My favorite yeast ever.
I simply love this yeast. It is super versatile, super hearty, and settles out well enough for my patience level. The best part is that you can brew ale with it or, when you don't feel like going to the hassle of using a proper lager strain (or if you can't achieve the required temperature range) you can brew pseudo-lager style with it too.

Unless you are looking for a style that demands a particular yeast profile, like a really crazy Belgian, a clove-laden wheat, or a super-ester British this yeast is able to do it all. Why? Because it's just about the cleanest yeast I've ever brewed with. The flavors are super smooth, which really allows the malt and hops to express themselves. I could go on, but I think I'd rather go brew a batch with some Alt yeast...
October 30, 2013