This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..
White Labs 410 Belgian Wit II Ale Yeast
“Less phenolic than WLP400, and more spicy. Will leave a bit more sweetness, and flocculation is higher than WLP400. Use to produce Belgian Wit, spiced Ales, wheat Ales, and specialty Beers.”
This yeast tends to take a long time to start. Plan this into their brewing schedule. Needs heavy aeration and yeast nutrients. Allow temperature to free rise at start of fermentation, then maintain at desired on the way back down.
Rumored to be from Moortgat Brouwerij, possibly through Ommegang.
Attenuation – 70-75%
Flocculation – Low to Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 67-74°F
Alcohol Tolerance – Medium
Manufactured May and June. Could be available through December.
Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period:
White Labs: 072 French Ale