White Labs Yeast
White Labs, an industry leader, was started in the San Diego area in the mid 1990s through local homebrew shops and has always had the homebrew community as a primary focus.
White Labs recently provided their own innovation in packaging called PurePitch. PurePitch is “the ﬁrst yeast that has never been exposed to the environment after inoculation.” They do this by using a patented process of growing and shipping their yeast in the same container. Through White Labs tests and trials, they have found that the PurePitch technology “guarantee(s) the highest viability and vitality in the industry.” White Labs states their packaging is made to contain 100 Billion cells and notes the range is 60 to 120 Billion cells per ml. They recommend using 1 pack of their yeast in beers with up to a 1.050 original gravity.
This strain, used traditionally for wild yeast-like fermentations, produces a slightly tart beer with delicate characteristics of mango and pineapp...View full details