White Labs California Ale Yeast (WLP001)
From the White Labs Website : "This yeast is famous for its clean flavors, balance and ability to be used in almost any style ale.
It accentuates the hop flavors and is extremely versatile. "
If I could only pick one yeast to use the rest of my life, this one would be it. WLP001 is a clean, easy fermenting, easy finishing yeast that typifies many American ale styles like American Pale, IPA, American Brown, and American Wheat. As always, be sure to use a good starter for the very best, clean results.
Typical Use : American style Pale Ales, IPA, American Brown Ales ... just about anything
Flocculation : Medium
Attenuation : 73 to 80*
Ideal Temperatures : 68° to 73°
All Grain Recipe - Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Clone ::: 1.052/1.012 (5.5 Gal)
Grain Bill (70% Efficiency assumed)
10 lbs. - 2 Row Pale Malt
1.25 lbs. - Crystal Malt (60L)
Hop Schedule (33 IBU)
1/3 oz. - Magnum - 60 min.
1/2 oz. - Perle - 30 min.
1 oz. - Cascade - 10 min.
2 oz. - Cascade - at flameout
White Labs California Ale Yeast (WLP001) - 1800 ml starter
Mash at 153° for 60 min.
Sparge as usual
Cool and ferment at 65° to 68°