WLP 001 - California Ale Yeast
Undoubtedly the most widely used ale yeast strain both in commercial and home brewing, the WLP001 California Ale Yeast is as versatile and reliable as an yeast strain gets.
Also known as “Chico”, this ale strain is highly popular due to its clean fermentation profile and ease of use. It tends to produce very clean flavours in a variety of beer styles with virtually no phenols, ethers or high alcohols to impact the overall character of the beer.
As a result, WLP001 California Ale can be used in virtually any beer style with excellent results.
|Description:||WLP001 is a good attenuator with an impressive alcohol tolerance that tends to produce dry and clean beers.
It is a very popular pick for fermenting hop-forward Pale Ales and IPAs since it lets the hop character shine, and the simple fact that WLP001 has been chosen as the house strain for making hoppy beers by thousands of craft breweries in the USA alone is definitely a testament of its reliability and versatility.
It is a strain that’s very easy to work with and that produces great results regardless of whether you’re brewing a Session Pale Ale, Amber Ale, or an Imperial Stout.
|Attributes:||Attenuation: 73% - 80%
Alcohol Tolerance: High (10 - 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 68°F - 73°F