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General Category => Yeast and Fermentation => Topic started by: Phil_M on March 08, 2017, 02:50:15 AM

Title: Yeast Vault
Post by: Phil_M on March 08, 2017, 02:50:15 AM
Seems like White Labs is "opening" the vault, releasing all the strains currently available.

Guess I'll finally be getting my Klassic Ale. Also, they're letting folks buy into other strains, even if they haven't been on the waitlist. If anyone has been on the fence, I'd strike now.
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: erockrph on March 08, 2017, 05:51:51 PM
For reference, here's the email I received:

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White Labs is pushing ALL the yeast strains currently in The Vault into production. No need to wait until we hit 250 orders, place an order now and get your strain delivered right to your doorstep!

We’ll release two strains per week until the last one leaves The Vault. Once all the strains have been released, we’ll add the same strains back into The Vault and continually add NEW strains as well. There will still be a 250 pre-order minimum for a strain to go into production. Now is your chance to get these specialty strains without the wait.

Each week we will be cutting off orders for specific strains and pushing a new pair into production. The last day for you to order each strain from The Vault is as follows:

WLP773 Scottish Cider Yeast Blend - Already in production!
WLP030 Thames Ale Yeast - Already in production!
WLP616 Funky Cider Yeast Blend - March 13
WLP925 High Pressure Lager Yeast - March 20
WLP033 Klassic Ale Yeast - March 20
WLP611 New Nordic Yeast Blend - March 27
WLP692 Debaryomyces hansenii - March 27
WLP673 Lactobacillus buchneri - April 3
WLP076 Old Sonoma Ale Yeast - April 3
WLP835 German Lager X - April 10
WLP669 Lactobacillus paracollinoides - April 10
WLP059 Melbourne Ale Yeast - April 17
WLP693 Lactobacillus plantarum - April 17
WLP640 Brettanomyces anomalus I - April 24
WLP075 Hansen Ale Yeast Blend - April 24
WLP064 Buchner Yeast Blend - May 1
WLP678 Lactobacillus hilgardii - May 1
WLP780 Thai Rice Chong Yeast - May 8
WLP845 Fast Lager Yeast - May 8
WLP019 California IV Ale Yeast - May 15
WLP564 Leeuwenhoek Saison Yeast Blend - May 15

Once you’ve placed an order and the cutoff date has passed, you will receive an email confirming your purchase along with the estimated shipping date. We hope you take advantage of this one-time offer. To order visit whitelabs.com/thevault and select the strain or strains you would like to purchase.

Happy Brewing!
--White Labs

I think I'll be in for the High Pressure Lager Yeast. On the fence on the Klassic Ale.
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: HoosierBrew on March 08, 2017, 05:54:41 PM
I'd definitely like to try the 835 and Saison blend.
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: narcout on March 08, 2017, 05:59:24 PM
I'm interested in the WLP059 Melbourne Ale Yeast.  Maybe I'll get a batch of Australian Sparkling Ale going.
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: stpug on March 08, 2017, 06:24:44 PM
HUGE THANKS for the heads-up on this, Phil!

I, also, will be getting the Klassic when it becomes available.

Cheers!
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: 69franx on March 08, 2017, 07:34:07 PM
I was very happy with the 835, and know that Mark had been a huge proponent of the Klassic Ale yeast, so that could be another on one my list this time around
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: riceral on March 09, 2017, 12:36:43 AM
I'm looking at this one WLP564 Leeuwenhoek Saison Yeast Blend and debating getting WLP611 New Nordic Yeast Blend.

Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: natebrews on March 09, 2017, 01:14:03 AM
Yeah, I'm eyeing up 835 too.  I have wanted to try it for a while but never think to get in on it. 
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: Stevie on March 09, 2017, 01:27:09 AM
I feel for whitelabs. They want to provide a small volume of a large number of strains and be sustainable. I've been watching the vault and stuff has been way slow to get moved to production. I don't have any better ideas, just empathizing.

I haven't participated as nothing has jumped out at me but for the funky cider.
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: bayareabrewer on March 09, 2017, 02:50:25 AM
anyone have an idea on what yeasts are in the saison blend?
Title: Re: Yeast Vault
Post by: WattsOnTap on March 12, 2017, 02:44:39 PM
Is there any way to get in on the strains listed as Already in Production?  Or am I just too late to the party?