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837004 - Omega Yeast - OYL-004 - West Coast Ale
837004 - Omega Yeast - OYL-004 - West Coast Ale
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Clean, crisp flavor characteristics with low fruitiness and mild ester production. A very versatile yeast for styles that desire dominant malt and hop character. A very popular house strain. May yield citrus notes with cooler 60-66F fermentations.

  • Flocculation: Medium-Low - Attenuation: 73-80%
  • Temperature Range: 60-73F - Alcohol Tolerance: 11% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to Wyeast 1056 and WLP001.
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837005 - Omega Yeast - OYL-005 - Irish Ale
837005 - Omega Yeast - OYL-005 - Irish Ale
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A popular choice for dark beers and high gravity beers. Beers fermented in the lower temperature range produce a dry, crisp profile with subtle fruitiness. Fruit and complex esters will increase when fermentation temperatures are above 64F.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 69-75%
  • Temperature Range: 62-72F - Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to Wyeast 1084 and WLP004
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837011 - Omega Yeast - OYL-011 - British Ale V
837011 - Omega Yeast - OYL-011 - British Ale V
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A good top cropper thought to be from a famous Manchester bitters maker. Its residual sweetness pairs popularly with the signature huge, fruity hop flavor and aroma of the NEIPA.

  • Flocculation: High - Attenuation: 71-75%
  • Temperature Range: 64-74F - Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to Wyeast 1318.
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837021 - Omega Yeast - OYL-021 - Hefeweizen Ale
837021 - Omega Yeast - OYL-021 - Hefeweizen Ale
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The most popular German wheat beer strain used worldwide. Produces a balance of banana esters and clove phenolics that can be skewed depending on various conditions - e.g., increased ester production through increasing the fermentation temperature, increasing the wort density, and decreasing the pitch rate or over pitching to reduce or nearly eliminate banana character.

  • Flocculation: Low - Attenuation: 73-77%
  • Temperature Range: 64-75F - Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to Wyeast 3068 and WLP300
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837033 - Omega Yeast - OYL-033 - Jovaru
837033 - Omega Yeast - OYL-033 - Jovaru
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Borne from an exclusive partnership with the famed Jovaru Brewery's "Queen of Lithuanian farmhouse beer," this unique yeast complements farmhouse beers with citrusy esters and restrained phenols. The strain produces a character of lemon pith, black pepper, and a soft mouthfeel. I sveikata! Tests positive for the STA1 gene, an indicator of Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus. This strain may have the ability to metabolize dextrins over time, resulting in higher than expected attenuation.

  • Flocculation: Medium-Low - Attenuation: 76-82%
  • Temperature Range: 70-95F - Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837044 - Omega Yeast - OYL-044 - Kolsch II
837044 - Omega Yeast - OYL-044 - Kolsch II
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The Kolsch II strain is warmer fermenting than Kolsch I, flocculates much better and clears more quickly. Though a little easier to manage, they are similar in that they are both lager-like ale strains that are lightly fruity, crisp and clean, accentuating of hop flavors, and with a hint of sulfur that disappears with age.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 72-78%
  • Temperature Range: 65-69F - Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to WLP029
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837052 - Omega Yeast - OYL-052 - DIPA Ale
837052 - Omega Yeast - OYL-052 - DIPA Ale
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Ale strain isolated from a famous double IPA brewed in Vermont. Produces a unique ester profile reminiscent of peaches. This strain complements an aggressive use of hops.

  • Flocculation: Medium-Low - Attenuation: 72-80%
  • Temperature Range: 65-72F - Alcohol Tolerance: High
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837057 - Omega Yeast - OYL-057 - HotHead Kveik
837057 - Omega Yeast - OYL-057 - HotHead Kveik
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A highly flocculent Norwegian kveik strain with an astoundingly wide temperature range and little change in flavor across the range. Unique honey-like aroma with overripe mango which is complementary to modern, fruity hops.

  • Flocculation: Medium-High - Attenuation: 75-85%
  • Temperature Range: 62-98F
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837061 - Omega Yeast - OYL-061 - Voss Kveik
837061 - Omega Yeast - OYL-061 - Voss Kveik
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A traditional Norwegian farmhouse strain from the Gjernes farmhouse, its character changes little over its broad temperature range, like HotHead (OYL-057), but with orange citrus notes. It is non-phenolic and pairs well with citrusy, fruity hops. Ferment warm to increase its relatively low fermentation speed.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 75-82%
  • Temperature Range: 68-98F - Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837071 - Omega Yeast - OYL-071 - Lutra Kveik
837071 - Omega Yeast - OYL-071 - Lutra Kveik
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Lutra is shockingly clean with unrivaled speed when pitched at 90F. Perfect for brewing a refreshing pseudo-lager without the lead time.

  • Flocculation: Medium-High - Attenuation: 75-82%
  • Temperature Range: 68-95F - Alcohol Tolerance: 11% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837090 - Omega Yeast - OYL-090 - Espe Kveik
837090 - Omega Yeast - OYL-090 - Espe Kveik
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Originating from the village of Grodas in Norway, Espe offers the unique profile of lychee, pear, and tropical fruit cup. The strain bolsters the sweet aromatics of modern IPAs, but is versatile enough for your flagship pale ale or seasonal brew. Espe is most expressive when fermented at 90F+, but still reveals its character at lower ale-pitching temperatures.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 75-80%
  • Temperature Range: 68-98F - Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837091 - Omega Yeast - OYL-091 - Hornindal Kveik
837091 - Omega Yeast - OYL-091 - Hornindal Kveik
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Unique kveik originating from the farmhouses of Norway. We preserved the original blend of strains to bring the best possible complexity. Hornindal produces an intense tropical flavor and aroma with notes of fresh pineapple, mango, and tangerine. Compliments fruit-forward hops as well as adds another dimension to beer made with traditional "C" hops. Warmer fermentation temperatures will increase the aromatic profile and fermentation speed. Non-phenolic. Like Hothead and Voss Kveik, it ferments well without off flavors at 90+ F.

  • Flocculation: High and Low - Attenuation: 75-82%
  • Temperature Range: 70-95F - Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837106 - Omega Yeast - OYL-106 - German Lager I
837106 - Omega Yeast - OYL-106 - German Lager I
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Versatile, crisp, malty profile, light esters and a wide fermentation range. This is thought to be the world's most used lager strain and can produce a convincing lager at ale temperatures.

  • Flocculation: Medium-Low - Attenuation: 73-77%
  • Temperature Range: 48-68F - Alcohol Tolerance: 9% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to Wyeast 2124 and WLP830.
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837107 - Omega Yeast - OYL-107 - Oktoberfest
837107 - Omega Yeast - OYL-107 - Oktoberfest
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This strain is a slow fermenter but said to be worth the wait by fans of Marzenbier and Oktoberfest Lagers particularly. It facilitates a smooth, rich, balanced beer with full, malty profile. Make sure to give it a thorough diacetyl rest.

  • Flocculation: Medium-High - Attenuation: 73-77%
  • Temperature Range: 46-58F - Alcohol Tolerance: 9% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to Wyeast 2206 and WLP820.
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837111 - Omega Yeast - OYL-111 - German Bock
837111 - Omega Yeast - OYL-111 - German Bock
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Thought to be from the famous Alpine brewery in Aying, Bavaria. This is a versatile, malty-charactered lager strain that balances malt and hop flavors well. It is superb for bocks, Doppelbocks, Oktoberfest lagers, helles and a favorite for American pilsners, too.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 70-76%
  • Temperature Range: 48-55F - Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to WLP833.
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837113 - Omega Yeast - OYL-113 - Mexican Lager
837113 - Omega Yeast - OYL-113 - Mexican Lager
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This great lager strain is thought to originate from a well known Mexican brewery. Simply put, it is clean, crisp, bright and versatile.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 70-78%
  • Temperature Range: 50-55F - Alcohol Tolerance: 9% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to WLP940.
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837114 - Omega Yeast - OYL-114 - Bayern Lager
837114 - Omega Yeast - OYL-114 - Bayern Lager
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Lager strain hailing from Munich's oldest brewery. It produces low sulfur and low diacetyl and works in a wide temperature range, resulting in a clean, crisp lager.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 72-76%
  • Temperature Range: 51-62F - Alcohol Tolerance: Unknown
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837200 - Omega Yeast - OYL-200 - Tropical IPA
837200 - Omega Yeast - OYL-200 - Tropical IPA
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A unique Saccharomyces strain formerly classified as Brettanomyces that produces delicate, tart, tropical, mango and pineapple fruit characteristics.

  • Flocculation: Low - Attenuation: 85+%
  • Temperature Range: 75-85F - Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to WLP644
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837201 - Omega Yeast - OYL-201 - Brettanomyces Claussenii
837201 - Omega Yeast - OYL-201 - Brettanomyces Claussenii
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The mildest on the Brett funkiness spectrum, Brett Claussenii presents more of a leathery earthiness and some pineapple - both characteristics that are contributed in large part by the aroma alone. It does its best work as a secondary yeast.

  • Flocculation: Low - Attenuation: 70-85%
  • Temperature Range: 85F+ Alcohol Tolerance: 10% ABV
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
  • Compares to WLP645.
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837217 - Omega Yeast - OYL-217 - C2C American Farmhouse
837217 - Omega Yeast - OYL-217 - C2C American Farmhouse
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A "coast to coast" blend of a saison strain from a famous Northeast U.S. brewery and a Brettanomyces strain from a Northwest U.S. brewery. The blend results in a fast developing fruity and funky farmhouse ale.

  • Flocculation: Low - Attenuation: 75-85%
  • Temperature Range: 68-80F
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837218 - Omega Yeast - OYL-218 - All The Bretts
837218 - Omega Yeast - OYL-218 - All The Bretts
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An evolving blend comprised of nearly every Brettanomyces strain in Omega's collection (inaugural release will contain 12 strains). When used in secondary, expect high attenuation and a fruity and funky complexity developing over time.

  • Flocculation: Low - Attenuation: 85+%
  • Temperature Range: 68-85F
  • Approximately 60 billion viable cells per package.
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837500 - Omega Yeast - OYL-500 - Saisonstein's Monster
837500 - Omega Yeast - OYL-500 - Saisonstein's Monster
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The first in our line of hybrid strains. A genetic hybrid combining the robust fermentation of French Saison (OYL026) with some flavor characteristics of Belgian Saison I (OYL027), this strain exhibits some of the best characteristics of each. Created by and available exclusively from Omega Yeast Labs.

  • Flocculation: Low - Attenuation: 80-90%
  • Temperature Range: 65-78 - Alcohol Tolerance: High
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837501 - Omega Yeast - OYL-501 - Gulo Ale
837501 - Omega Yeast - OYL-501 - Gulo Ale
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The latest creation to emerge from the curious minds of Omega's R&D team. The progeny of Irish Ale (OYL-005) and French Saison (OYL-026), this true genetic hybrid is a beast at devouring sugars, which creates a very dry beer without any of the peppery, clove phenolics associated with saisons and Belgian ales. Expect a citrus-forward aroma with hints of peach and a clean finish.

  • Flocculation: Medium - Attenuation: 85-90%
  • Temperature Range: 68-77 - Alcohol Tolerance: 12%
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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837605 - Omega Yeast - OYL-605 - Lactobacillus Blend
837605 - Omega Yeast - OYL-605 - Lactobacillus Blend
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This blend contains two Lactobacillus species - brevis and plantarum - giving the blend a wide active temperature range. The Lactobacillus plantarum strain was isolated in collaboration with Marz Community Brewing from a starter inoculated with whole malt grains. It sours efficiently at lower temperatures (65F-100F) compared to other Lactobacillus species.

  • Temperature Range: 68-105F
  • Approximately 150 billion viable cells per package.
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