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White Labs WLP001 California Yeast



Yeast Type: American Ale
Temp Range: 68-73F
Alcohol Tolerance (abv): High
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 73-80%
Beer Styles: IPA, Double IPA, India Red Ale, Rye IPA, India Brown Ale, Imperial IPA, Imperial Red Ale, American Pale Ale, American Red Ale, American Amber, American Brown, Porter, Imperial Porter, Stout, Imperial Stout, Barleywine, Fruit Beer, Spiced Beer, Strong Ale
Origin/Brewery: Sierra Nevada
Review Type:
5/ 5

User Rating
30 total ratings


Posted June 11, 2013 by

Yeast Review

White Labs WLP001 California Yeast

American ale strain which produces clean, balanced beers.

Accentuates hop flavors and character.

Works well for a wide variety of American ales, including high alcohol Double and Imperial styles.

Works great for all types of IPAs.

IPA recipes

India Red Ale Recipe

One User Review


    Probably the best overall general ale yeast. Consistent and a quick fermenter.


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