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Seasonal Yeast – White Labs WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast

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

WLP009 Australian Ale Yeast

“Produces a clean, malty beer. Pleasant ester character, can be described as “bready.” Can ferment successfully, and clean, at higher temperatures. This yeast combines good flocculation with good attenuation.”

Rumored to be from Coopers in Australia.

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 70-75%
Flocculation – High
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 65-70°F
Alcohol Tolerance – Medium

Manufactured in March and April. Could be available through September.

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

White Labs: 017 Whitbread Ale, 860 Munich Helles Lager

Wyeast: Jan-Mar 1026-PC British Cask Ale™, 1768-PC English Special Bitter™ Apr-Jun