German Ale/Kolsch Yeast WLP029
White Labs German Ale/Kolsch Yeast (WLP029) is sourced from a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany making it a perfect fitting for German Ales like Kolsch and Altbier! It is known for accentuating hop flavor and bitterness while still creating crisp, clean lager like characters. It performs exceptionally well at temperatures ranging from 65 to 69 F and does not ferment well below 62 F after peak fermentation. After the first generation it typically has low flocculation characteristics.
WLP029 German Ale/Kolsch Yeast works phenomenally in numerous beer styles including: American Ambers, American Brown Ales, American IPAs, American Pale Ales, American Porters, Barleywine Ales, Cream Ales, Dusseldorf Altbiers, English Brown Ales, English IPAs, English Old Ales, English Pale Ales, ESBs, Foreign Export Stouts, Imperial IPAs, Imperial Stouts, Irish Dry Stouts, Irish Red Ales, Kolschs, Oatmeal Stouts, Ordinary Bitters, Scotch Ales (Wee Heavys) Sweet Stouts, and Wheat Ales.
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium (5-10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 65-69 F