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%)