White Labs · California Ale WLP001

Recipes:
40,353
Form:
Liquid
Attenuation:
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Tolerance:
High
Temperature:
20.0 – 23.0°C

Profile

California Ale (WLP001) by White Labs is a versatile liquid ale yeast, renowned for its use in a broad spectrum of beer styles. This yeast is characterized by a high alcohol tolerance and delivers consistent performance with an average attenuation of 76.5%. Exhibiting medium flocculation, it results in beers with a clear appearance when given sufficient time to settle. The ideal fermentation temperature for this yeast ranges from 68.0 to 73.4 °F (20.0 to 23.0 °C), making it a suitable choice for brewers operating in a variety of environments.

WLP001 has been successfully utilized in a diverse array of beer styles, including IPAs and Double IPAs, stouts, porters, and barley wines. Its clean, crisp flavor profile allows the unique characteristics of these styles to shine through, providing a neutral backdrop that complements a wide array of hops and malt profiles. This yeast strain is recognized for its ability to produce beers with a well-balanced mix of fruity and floral notes, without overshadowing the fundamental flavors of the brew.

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