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WLP080 Cream Ale Blend - White Labs Yeast
WLP080
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Description

WLP080 is a blend of ale and lager yeast strains. Working togetherthese two strains create a clean, crisp, light American lager style ale, with a pleasing estery aroma from the ale yeast contribution. Hop flavors and bitterness are slightly subdued. Slight sulfur will be produced during fermentation, from the lager yeast.

WLP080 Cream Ale Yeast Blend is perfect for cream ales, kolsches, hybrid beers, California Commons, wheat beers, pales ales, IPAs, and ambers.

  • Optimum Fermentation Temp: 65–70°F
  • Flocculation: Medium
  • Attenuation: 75–80%
  • Alcohol Tolerance: High (8–12%)
  • Cell Count: 100+ Billion
Wyeast Equivalent: American – WY1056
 
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 # WLP080
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.14LBS
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Great Yeast
Scott B on Feb 10, 2018
Great Yeast
Scott B on Feb 10, 2018
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Clean fermenting Yeast!
This is my "go to" yeast. I've used it for several different styles from Pale Ales, Red Ales and of course Cream Ale. This strain ferments strong and settles out very well for a clear beer (use Whirlifloc and cold crash). I ferment in lower temperature range initially then move to 68 - 70?_ and always end up with a FG around 1.009.
August 13, 2017
Lager-like results @ ale temps
I tried this with an improvised Cream Ale recipe. Using a starter I had strong fermentation @ 66F for 1.5days then raised 5F for another week resulting in 75% attenuation.

By far the most lager-like ale I've brewed, even more so than Kolsch. A slight touch of sulfur was noticeable is not out of character for an American lager. Suffice it to say it was a real crowd-pleaser and I'll be using it again soon!
January 30, 2015