This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..
White Labs WLP076 Old Sonoma Ale Yeast
“Yeast from an historic brewery in Northern California, this strain was embraced by the early pioneers of craft beer in America and continues to be a great choice for those seeking to use a traditional British-style yeast. A neutral and versatile strain, it is a great choice for pale ales, porters, and stouts.”
Rumored to be from the previous incarnation of New Albion Brewing Company. Relationship with the rebooted company is unknown.
Attenuation – 70-74%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 66-70°F (18-21°C)
Alcohol Tolerance – Medium
Manufactured in May and June. Could be available through December.
Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period: