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White Labs WLP090 San Diego Super Strain


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A super-clean, super-fast fermenting strain.


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White Labs WLP090 San Diego Super Strain

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  • White Labs WLP090 San Diego Super Strain - Brewing Yeast
Product Details
A super clean, super-fast fermenting strain. A low ester-producing strain that results in a balanced, neutral flavor and aroma profile. Alcohol-tolerant and very versatile for a wide variety of styles. Similar to California Ale Yeast WLP001 but it generally ferments faster.

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Yeast Format Liquid
Yeast Style American Ale
Min Fermenting Temp 65
Max Fermenting Temp 68
Flocculation Medium-High
Min Attenuation % 76
Max Attenuation % 83
4.6 / 5.0
18 Reviews
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Side by side
Had a process problem with our favorite double black IPA recipe and crossed my fingers as I used 1056 for 5 gallons and 090 for the other 5 gallons. Though neither turned out as well as usual, the 090 had far fewer off flavors than the 1056.
March 10, 2016
Better than WLP001
I used it for an imperial black IPA and a black session IPA. It fermented the imperial from 1.102 to 1.030 in two weeks, actually mostly in the first week, at about 70 F. The session IPA went from 1.048 to 1.012 in one week. Upon first taste the SD super yeast is very neutral and does not accentuate either hops or malt.
November 26, 2015
Chews through IPA's without issue.
November 23, 2013
yep yep yep
don't get the idea that this will ferment any beer in 3 days...it's not THAT fast but it will ferment 2-3 days faster compared with 002. The flavor is almost identical ( i've done side by sides) with 002 but the main difference is flocculation, it will clear without finings within a few days unlike 002 which can take a week or two. If saving a few days is important to you (i think this strain is going to be more attractive to commercial brewers where 3 days is a big deal) then go for it!..
November 4, 2011
Ravenous Beasties.
I love it when a product delivers the goods as advertised. I made a starter with this yeast 24 hours before pitching. I had visible activity 2 hours after pitching, and by the 8th hour it was blowing chunks out the blow off tube. Fermentation was pretty much done in about 60 hours. This IPA got off to a great start and will hopefully have a great finish as well.
July 18, 2011
Faster fermentation and faster flocculation
At the advice of a brewing buddy of mine, tried this yeast vs Wyeast 1056. Faster fermentation time and dropped clear in less time than 1056. Not to mention I like the vials White Labs gives you. Great place to store yeast for future brew days.
August 29, 2013
Created a starter the day after the use before date expired; pitched the next day and got activity within 4 hours. Fermented at 70-75 degrees and it was over within 3 days. Went from 1.067 to 1.014. I had 2 gallons pitched with Safale-05 to do a comparison and the SDSS was much more clearer when they were done. No odd flavors contributed to the higher fermenting temps. Washed the yeast to do some more later.
May 1, 2014
Does what is says
Fast, Clean and Dependable ferments. I have my ales too the keggerator in quick time. No off flavors.This is my Go-To yeast for neutral ale's.I've done over a dozen brews with this.
January 29, 2012
Wow! That's fast!
If you blink, you might just miss the fermentation with this crazy yeast! Very fast. Highly flocculent. Very clean.
July 12, 2013
Awesome Stuff
Made a 2.5L starter, oxygenated for 60 seconds, got a triple IPA from 1.090 to 1.011 in THREE DAYS, neutral flavor. What more could you ask for? Will definitely be using again many many times.
January 17, 2014
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