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Seasonal Yeast – White Labs WLP860 Munich Helles Yeast

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

White Labs 860 Munich Helles Yeast

“This yeast helps to produce a malty, but balanced traditional Munich-style lager. Clean and strong fermenter, it’s great for a variety of lager styles ranging from Helles to Rauchbier.”

Vital stats:

Attenuation – 68-72%
Flocculation – Medium
Optimum Ferment Temp. – 48-52°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

Wyeast: Jan-Mar 1026-PC British Cask Ale™, 1768-PC English Special Bitter™, 1882-PC Thames Valley II™ Apr-Jun 3739-PC Flanders Golden Ale™, 3822-PC Belgian Dark Strong Ale™, 3864-PC Canadian/Belgian Ale™