A new year brings new opportunities during our favorite winter months. Whether you are looking to hone your brewing skills, try new brewing techniques, or simply find the right après ski beer; this private collection features European lager strains perfect for a wide variety of seasonally-intrinsic brews.

For those fond of light-bodied lagers and pilsners, you’ll enjoy working with 2001-PC Pilsner Urquell H-Strain and 2042-PC Danish Lager. Beers crafted from these strains pair well with lighter food, mild cheddars, and are incredibly refreshing after a long day of skiing.

For brewers looking to craft beers that fill the belly and warm the heart, reach for 2352-PC Munich Lager. This strain can produce medium-bodied lagers like festbiers or märzens that pair well with hearty meals and spice cakes. Or you can craft stronger lagers like bocks and schwarzbiers, that pair nicely with roasted meats, stews and charcuterie boards (our favorites).

Say farewell to 2020 and hello to 2021, with the feel and flavors of this quarter’s Winter Lagerbier Private Collection. You’ll find these exclusive strains as a limited release for home enthusiasts and with shorter lead times for the pros. Brew on!

Find out more about which styles pair best with these strains at WWW.WYEASTLAB.COM

2001-PC Pilsner Urquell H-Strain
Saccharomyces pastorianus
Profile: With a mild fruit and floral aroma, this strain produces a very dry, clean palate with a full mouthfeel and nice subtle malt character. It finishes very clean and neutral.
Beer styles: Czech Premium Pale Lager
Apparent ABV Tolerance: 9%
Flocculation: Medium-High
Apparent attenuation: 72-76%
Temperature range: 48-56 °F (9-13 °C)

2042-PC Danish Lager
Saccharomyces pastorianus
Profile: This yeast is a good choice for Dortmund-style lagers. It will ferment crisp and dry with a soft, rounded profile that accentuates hop characteristics.
Beer styles: German Helles Exportbier, Pre-Prohibition Lager, American Lager, American light Lager, Munich Helles, Int’l Pale & Dark Lagers, Pale & Amber Kellerbiers
Apparent ABV Tolerance: 9%
Flocculation: Low
Apparent attenuation: 73-77%
Temperature range: 46-56 °F (8-13 °C)

2352-PC Munich Lager II
Saccharomyces pastorianus
Profile: From a famous brewery in Munich, this strain is a low diacetyl and low sulfur aroma producer. An excellent choice for malt-driven lagers.
Beer styles: Munich Helles, Munich Dunkel, Festbier, Märzen, Schwarzbier, Helles Bock, Dunkles Bock, Doppelbock, Eisbock
Apparent ABV Tolerance: 10%
Flocculation: Medium
Apparent attenuation: 72-74%
Temperature range: 52-62 °F (11-16 °C)

You can expect the highest standard of quality and purity, guaranteed. We go to great lengths to ensure that our yeast strains are thriving when they hit your wort, and that they reliably deliver the flavor and character you desire. Only with Wyeast can you brew with the Original Premium Liquid Yeast.

Retailers, are you still interested in the previous Private Collection release? Each quarter you can inquire with customer service on the remaining inventory.  We also provide Point of Sale material to market our products, at no cost to you. Currently we have Private Collection postcards and Wyeast Culture Collection Beer and Wine rack cards. We also offer a variety of Wyeast t-shirts, hoodies, and hats available for purchase.

The Wyeast Team

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