Opshaug Kveik Yeast WLP518
White Labs Opshaug Kveik Ale Yeast (WLP518) is a Kveik strain sourced from Lars Marius Garshol, and is isolated forma. mixed culture that belonged to Harald Opshaug - a farmhouse brewer in Stranda, Norway. It was originally used in the 1990s to produce several kornøl-style beers. It is a clean fermenter and is tolerate up to 95F and will finish its fermentation within 3 to 4 days. It is hop-forward and has clean characters.
It is a superb choice for use in IPAs and Pale Ales.
Flocculation: Medium to High
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium to High (8-12%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 77 - 95F