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Seasonal Yeast – White Labs WLP003 German Ale II

This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..

White Labs WLP003 German Ale II

“Good for Kölsch, Alt, and German style Pale Ales. Strong sulfur component will reduce with aging. Clean, but with more ester production than WLP029.”

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 73-80%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 65-70°F, Does not ferment well less than 62°F
Alcohol Tolerance – Medium

Manufactured November & December. Could be available through July.

Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period:

White Labs: 515 Antwerp Ale, 920 Old Bavarian Lager

Wyeast: 1217-PC West Coast IPA™, 2352-PC Munich Lager II™, 9097-PC Old Ale Blend™