List of Yeasts and Bacteria

Explore our comprehensive guide on 688 beer yeasts, including blends, brettanomyces and bacteria. Our extensive analysis offers insights to enhance your brewing experience and optimize flavor. With yeast significantly influencing beer taste, making the right choice is critical. The variety might be daunting, given new releases frequently. However, there are popular choices among brewers—yeasts that consistently yield excellent results.

Ale Yeast

Most popular:
  1. Fermentis · Safale American Ale (US-05)
  2. Fermentis · Safale English Ale (S-04)
  3. White Labs · California Ale (WLP001)
  4. Wyeast · American Ale (1056)
  5. Wyeast · American Ale II (1272)


Crescat Labs

Crossmyloof Brew

East Coast Yeast



Imperial Yeast

Inland Island Yeast

Mangrove Jack's

Omega Yeast Labs

RVA Yeast Labs

The Yeast Bay

White Labs



Lager Yeast

Most popular:
  1. Fermentis · Saflager German Lager (W-34/70)
  2. Fermentis · Saflager German Lager (S-23)
  3. Wyeast · California Lager (2112)
  4. White Labs · German Lager (WLP830)
  5. Wyeast · Bohemian Lager (2124)

Omega Yeast Labs

White Labs



Wheat Yeast

Brett & Bacteria

Most popular:
  1. Wyeast · Brettanomyces bruxellensis (5112)
  2. Wyeast · Lactobacillus (5335)
  3. Wyeast · Brettanomyces lambicus (5526)
  4. White Labs · Brettanomyces Bruxellensis (WLP650)
  5. White Labs · Brettanomyces Claussenii (WLP645)


Wine & Cider Yeast