Super High Gravity Ale Yeast - WLP 099
When used in low and normal gravity worts, WLP099 Super High Gravity Ale delivers a really pleasant British ale character that puts emphasis on the malt flavour profile of the beer.
Yet, as the original gravity increases, the strain tends to produce more ethers and phenols, which take on a distinct wine-like character as the ABV surpasses 16%.
Definitely a must-have yeast for high gravity and specialty beer experiments in styles like Barleywine, Imperial Stout, Belgian Quadrupple, Imperial IPA, English Old Ale, and many others, which can also be used for ordinary beers with excellent results.
|Description:||Sometimes even high alcohol tolerance in an yeast is not enough to get the right results. For situations like these, there"s the WLP099 Super High Gravity Ale strain that is able to take your beers into fortified wine territory with ease.
Some brewers report reaching ABV of up to 25% just by using WLP099 with no methods other than pure fermentation employed.
However, in order to reach such impressive results, the beer will require vigorous aeration during the primary fermentation phase, sugar additions, and careful monitoring, which is definitely an undertaking not suited for the novice homebrewers.
|Attributes:||Attenuation: 80% - 100%
Alcohol Tolerance: Very High (Over 15%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature:65°F - 69°F