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Sigmund's Voss Kveik Ale Yeast | White Labs WLP4045 Yeast

Sigmund's Voss Kveik Ale Yeast | White Labs WLP4045 Yeast

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Unleash the power of ancient Norwegian brewing traditions with White Labs WLP4045, also known as The Yeast Bay Sigmund’s Voss Kveik Ale Yeast. This extraordinary yeast strain, originating from the farmhouse brewing practices of Sigmund Gjernes, is famed for its high-temperature fermentation capabilities and unique flavor profiles.

Key Features:

  • Robust Fermentation: Thrives at high temperatures, typically between 90-100°F (32-38°C), facilitating rapid and vigorous fermentations.
  • Distinctive Flavor Profile: Produces an array of citrusy and tropical fruit flavors, adding a unique twist to your ales.
  • Versatility: Suitable for a wide range of beer styles, particularly those benefiting from pronounced yeast character, such as IPAs and farmhouse ales.
  • Historical Legacy: Offers a taste of traditional Norwegian brewing, passed down through generations and now available to modern brewers.

Usage Instructions:

  • Directly pitch WLP4045 into your wort, allowing the yeast to express its full flavor potential at higher fermentation temperatures.
  • For optimal results, maintain a fermentation temperature in the higher range to encourage the development of the yeast’s signature fruity and estery notes.

White Labs WLP4045, The Yeast Bay Sigmund’s Voss Kveik Ale Yeast, is ideal for brewers seeking to explore the rich heritage of Norwegian farmhouse brewing and to impart distinctive, bold flavors in their creations.

Yeast details

Mfr. PN: WLP4045

Yeast Strain: Kveik

Attenuation: 78% - 83%

Flocculation: High

Temperature Range: 70°F - 100°F

Alcohol Tolerance: 10% - 15%

STA1: Negative

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