This article is one in a series describing the seasonal yeasts put out by our liquid yeast manufacturers. This one is..
White Labs WLP515 Antwerp Ale Yeast
“Clean, almost lager like Belgian type ale yeast. Good for Belgian type pales ales and amber ales, or with blends to combine with other Belgian type yeast strains. Biscuity, ale like aroma present. Hop flavors and bitterness are accentuated. Slight sulfur will be produced during fermentation, which can give the yeast a lager like flavor profile.”
Rumored to be from De Koninck.
Attenuation – 73-80%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 67-70°F
Alcohol Tolerance – Medium
Manufactured November & December. Could be available through June.
Be sure to check out the other seasonal yeasts for this period:
White Labs: 920 Old Bavarian Lager