WLP630 Berliner Weisse Blend - White Labs Yeast

WLP630 Berliner Weisse Blend - White Labs Yeast

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Berliner Weiss is a traditional tart sour beer from Germany that is most often consumed in the summer months due to its extremely refreshing nature. WLP630 Berliner Weisse is a blend of a traditional German Weizen yeast and Lactobacillus that creates this subtle, tart, drinkable beer. Can take several months to develop tart character. Will produce a fair amount of sulfur during fermentation, but over time will dissipate.

  • Optimum Fermentation Temp: 68–72°F
  • Flocculation: Medium
  • Attenuation: 73–80%
  • Alcohol Tolerance: Medium (5–10%)
  • Cell Count: 100+ Billion
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.
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 # WLP630
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Weight 0.14 LBS
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Making a Berliner Weisse Beer
Steven M on Jan 26, 2022
Making a Berliner Weisse Beer
Steven M on Jan 26, 2022
This will be the first berliner I am doing and wanted to try a combination blend first.
Mike L on Jan 23, 2018
This will be the first berliner I am doing and wanted to try a combination blend first.
Mike L on Jan 23, 2018

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Rated 5 out of 5
Needs a 10 day starter to build lacto up
I've been using this yeast for a while. I've even compared this to the wyeast version. This is by far better. The trick is to build a 10 day starter to build up the lacto. I always see results within 8-10 days. Usually ready to go after 3 weeks. Great for cascade clones!
May 21, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5
Only slightly sour after 4 months
I used this blend in an attempt at a traditional Berliner Weisse and it has worked OK so far. I'll reserve judgement for another few months, but after 4 months, I still don't have the level of acidity that I am looking for.

For reference, my method was as follows: Used a 15min boil, and then tossed a handful of un-boiled grains into the wort at about 100degF and let cool to room temp and sit for two days before pitching the WLP630 blend. Fermented in primary and then bottled after 4 weeks. After 3 months in bottles, the beer is only slightly tart.
May 27, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5
Not Sour Enough
I used this yeast for a Berliner-Weisse and it didn't sour nearly enough to my liking. I used fermentation temperature control and left the beer on the yeast for a while checking it often. It just didn't sour much at all. You are better off innoculating with bacteria and pitching a german yeast. If you don't want much sourness in your Berliner-Weisse, then there is nothing wrong with this yeast.
February 5, 2014