NA All Day Yeast WLP618 PurePitch Next Generation
The PurePitch® Next Generation is an evolution of White Labs' PurePitch - the most superior and consistent yeast on the market - has been made better with new packaging powered by FlexCell® technology for ease of use and a pitch rate resulting in a foolproof fermentation every time. The new packaging features a modular pouch with a cap and a consistent cell concentration intended to pitch at 7.5 million cells/mL per 5 gallons. The new process has also increased the viability and improved the shelf life of the yeast now lasting 4-6 months. Meaning that now you get more yeast and a foolproof fermentation with out a starter since you are starting out with 2x the pitch rate than before.
White Labs NA All Day Yeast (WLP618) is a strain of non-conventional brewing yeast, Saccharomycodes ludwigii, and it has been found to be useful when brewing a low alcohol beer. This specific strain has been chosen because of its lower ethyl acetate production compared to similar strains.
This species does not ferment maltose or other larger sugars and will only ferment the glucose, sucrose and fructose.
It is approriate for all styles of low alcohol beer. Although this would be categorized as a wild yeast, this strain would not tpically be considered a beer spoiler as it does not have the ability to ferment larger sugars. Using this strain to create a low alcohol beer requires a modified recipe.
Attenuation ranges will vary depending on recipe and/or mash profile.
This yeast is for Non-Alcoholic/Low Alcohol Beer Styles.
Alcohol Tolerance: Low (2-5%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 68 - 75F
**Note image does not represent yeast strain purely the new packaging**