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WLP 518 Opshaug Kveik Ale Yeast - Vault Strain


White Labs WLP518 Kveik Yeast sourced from Lars Marius Garshol 100 Billion Cells.

This kveik strain was isolated from a mixed culture which belonged to Harald Opshaug, a farmhouse brewer in Stranda, Norway.  This strain was originially used in the 1990's to produce several kornol-style beers.  It is a clean fermenting yeast and has tolerated temperatures up to 95° F (35° C) while finishng fermentation within three to four days.  The hop-forward, clean characteristics of this strain make it ideal for IPAs and Pale Ales.

Attenuation - 70% -80%

Flocculation - Medium - High

Optimum Fermentation Temperature - 77° F to 95° F (25° - 35° C)

Alcohol Tolerance - Medium to High (8% - 12%)


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