Lager Yeast Strain Chart

Name and Number Type Lab Floc. Atten. Temp. Decription
Lager Strains            
American Lager 2035 L Wyeast Medium 75-80% 48-58°F Bold, complex and aromatic; slight diacetyl.
American Lager BRY 118 L Siebel Inst. Very High Medium 68-72°F Produces slightly fruity beer; some residual sugar.
American Lager WLP840 L White Labs Medium 75% to 80% 50° to 55° F Dry and clean with a very slight apple fruitiness.
Bavarian Lager 2206 L Wyeast Medium 73% to 77% 46° to 58° F Produces rich, malty, full-bodied beers.
Bohemian Lager 2124 L Wyeast Medium 69% to 73% 48° to 58° F Ferments clean and malty.
Brewferm Lager D Brewferm High High 50° to 59° F Develops Witbeer aromas like banana and clove.
Budvar Lager 2000 L Wyeast Med./High 71% to 75% 48° to 56° F Malty nose with subtle fruit. Finishes dry and crisp.
California Lager 2112 L Wyeast High 67% to 71% 58° to 68° F Produces malty, brilliantly clear beers.
Copenhagen Lager WLP850 L White Labs Medium 72% to 78% 50° to 58°F Clean crisp northern European lager yeast.
Czech Budejovice Lager WLP802 L White Labs Medium 74% to 79% 50° to 55° F Produces dry and crisp lagers, with low diacetyl.
Czech Pils 2278 L Wyeast Medium 70% to 74% 50° to 58° F Dry but malty finish.
Danish Lager 2042 L Wyeast Low 73% to 77% 46° to 56° F Rich Dortmund style with crisp, dry finish.
European Lager II 2247 L Wyeast Low 73% to 77% 46° to 56° F Clean, very mild flavor, slight sulfur production.
Gambrinus Lager 2002 L Wyeast Med./High 71% to 75% 46° to 56° F Mild floral aroma with lager characteristics in the nose.
German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833 L White Labs Medium 74% to 79% 50° to 55° F Produces well balanced beers of malt and hop character.
German Lager WLP830 L White Labs Medium 74% to 79% 50° to 55° F Malty and clean; great for all German lagers.
Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 L White Labs Medium 70% to 78% 50° to 55° F Produces clean lager beer, with a crisp finish.
Munich Lager 2308 L Wyeast Medium 73% to 77% 48° to 56° F Very smooth, well-rounded and full-bodied.
North American Lager 2272 L Wyeast High 70% to 76% 52° to 58° F Malty finish, traditional Canadian lagers.
North European Lager BRY 203 L Siebel Inst. Low High 68° to 72° F Well balanced beer, fewer sulfur compounds.
Octoberfest Lager Blend 2633 L Wyeast Low/Med. 73% to 77% 48° to 58° F Plenty of malt character and mouth feel. Low in sulfer.
Oktoberfest/Märzen WLP820 L White Labs Medium 65% to 73% 52° to 58° F Produces a very malty, bock-like style.
Old Bavarian Lager Yeast WLP920 L White Labs Medium 66-73% 50-55°F Finishes malty with a slight ester profile. Use in beers such as Octoberfest, Bock, and dark lagers.
Pilsner Lager WLP800 L White Labs Med/High 72-77% 50-55°F Somewhat dry with a malty finish.
Pilsen Lager 2007 L Wyeast Medium 71-75% 48-56°F Smooth malty palate; ferments dry and crisp.
Saflager S-23 D Fermentis Med./High 80% 48-59deg;F Produces a fruit esterness in lagers.
San Francisco Lager WLP810 L White Labs High 65-70% 58-65°F For "California Common" type beer.
So. German Lager WLP838 L White Labs Med/High 68-76% 50-55°F A malty finish and balanced aroma.
Urquell Lager 2001 L Wyeast Med./High 71-75% 48-58°F Mild fruit and floral aroma. Very dry with mouth feel.
Zurich Lager Yeast WLP885 L White Labs Medium 70-80% 50-55°F Swiss style lager yeast with minimal sulfer and diacetyl production.