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New Yeast – White Labs WLP661 Pediococcus damnosus

This newly released souring bacteria is an alternative to Wyeast’s 5733 Pediococcus strain. This is White Lab’s first Pediococcus.

White Labs WLP661 Pediococcus damnosus

“Pediococcus damnosus is a cocci bacteria known for its souring capabilities by producing lactic acid. Perfect to add to any sour program. High diacetyl producer and slow growing.”

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 65%
Flocculation – Low
Optimum Ferment Temp. – N/A
Alcohol Tolerance – N/A

This is likely to be a regular strain provided there is sufficient demand for it.