Philly Sour produces moderate amounts of lactic acid in addition to ethanol in one simple fermentation step. This first yeast in the WildBrew™ series is a great choice for innovative, sessionable sour beers with refreshing acidity and notes of stone fruit. With high attenuation, high flocculation and good head retention, WildBrew™ Philly Sour is an ideal yeast for traditional styles such as Berliner Weiss, Gose, American Lambic Style, American Wild Ales and its resistance to hops make it perfect for Sour IPA’s.
WildBrew™ Philly Sour is a pure strain of active dried yeast classified as Lachancea spp.
Typical Analysis of Philly Sour Yeast:
- Percent solids 93% – 96%
- Viability ≥ 1 x 109 CFU per gram of dry yeast
- Wild Yeast Wild Yeast WildBrew™ Philly Sour will grow on wild yeast media including Lysine, LCSM and LWYM
- STA1 gene Pure strain is STA1 negative
Contamination is undetectable by PCR test
- Bacteria <1 per 1 x 106 yeast cells