Lager strain hailing from Munich’s oldest brewery. It produces low sulfur and low diacetyl and works in a wide temperature range, resulting in a clean, crisp lager. The most widely used lager strain in the world.
Optimum Ferm Temp: 51-62° F -10.5-17°C
Alcohol Tolerance: Unknown
Omega Yeast Labs’ is based in Chicago and their standard is to provide breweries with pitchable quantities of fresh, made-to-order pure yeast.
Founder and CEO Lance Shaner received a Ph.D. in microbiology and molecular genetics from the University of Texas – Houston. Lance has 9 years of laboratory experience, including 5 years of original research on the stress response of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (a.k.a. brewer’s yeast). Lance has been an avid homebrewer for 14 years and continues actively homebrewing today.
Check out their website: http://www.omegayeast.com/