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Franconian Dark Lager Yeast | White Labs WLP4030 Yeast

Franconian Dark Lager Yeast | White Labs WLP4030 Yeast

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Discover the rich heritage of German brewing with White Labs Franconian Dark Lager Yeast WLP4030. This yeast strain is a tribute to the traditional dark lagers of Franconia, known for their smooth, malty profiles and clean finishes. WLP4030 is specially selected to produce lagers with authentic depth, character, and complexity.

Key Features:

  • Authentic Franconian Profile: Produces lagers with the classic malty sweetness and clean, crisp finish characteristic of the region’s beers.
  • Clean Fermentation: Ensures a smooth and clean lager character, allowing the malt flavors to shine.
  • Versatile: Suitable for a range of dark lager styles, including Dunkels, Schwarzbiers, and other regional specialties.
  • Optimal Performance: Delivers consistent results at traditional lager fermentation temperatures, typically between 48-55°F (9-13°C).

Usage Instructions:

  • For best results, pitch WLP4030 into well-aerated wort and ferment at cooler lager temperatures to promote a clean flavor profile with minimal ester production.
  • Allow for an extended lagering period to develop the full depth of flavor and clarity that is characteristic of Franconian lagers.

White Labs Franconian Dark Lager Yeast WLP4030 is perfect for brewers who appreciate the tradition and nuanced flavors of German dark lagers, offering a direct link to the heart of Franconia’s esteemed brewing heritage.

Yeast details

Mfr. PN: WLP4030

Yeast Strain: Lager

Attenuation: 74% - 78%

Flocculation: Low - Medium

Temperature Range: 48°F - 54°F

Alcohol Tolerance: 8% - 12%

STA1: Negative

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