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 and American Wild Ales, and its resistance to hops make it perfect for Sour IPA’s.
Philly Sour is a unique species of Lachancea and is a pure strain of active dried yeast classified as Lachancea SPP and it produces moderate amounts of lactic acid during primary fermentation making it a great choice for innovative sours with a refreshing acidity level. Expect flavours of tropical and citrus fruits, aroma and flavour is sour with notes of red apple and stone fruit , notably peach.
Attenuation is High
Heat Retention is good
Flocculation is high
Making it ideal for Berlinner Weisee, Gose, Sour IPA and American Wild
Pitch Rate: 50-100g per HL for optimal results