White Labs · Southern German Lager WLP838
- 10.0 – 13.0°C
White Labs Southern German Lager (WLP838) is a liquid lager yeast strain that produces a crisp and clean beer with a well-rounded malt character. It has an attenuation of 72.0%, a medium-high flocculation, and an alcohol tolerance of medium. The ideal fermentation temperature for this strain is 10.0-13.0 °C, making it suitable for producing cold fermented beers. This yeast can be used to produce traditional German lagers such as Pilsner, Munich Helles, Schwarzbier, Bockbier, and Marzen. The flavor profile consists of subtle maltiness with hints of fresh baked bread and slight fruit esters.