LUTRA KVEIK OYL071 OMEGA LIQUID YEAST 100ml Ships with Cold Pack OYL-071 Shocking Clean Flavor Discovery!


Isolated from Omega’s Hornindal Kveik (OYL091) culture, Lutra is shockingly clean with unrivaled speed when pitched at 90°F (32°C). The strain is perfect for brewing a refreshing pseudo-lager without the lead time of a lager. Lutra is your worry-free way to navigate the evolving demand for cold ones.

After a customer brewed an unusually clean German-style pilsner beer with our Hornindal Kveik blend (OYL-091), our R&D lab discovered that one of the strains hidden within the blend, now dubbed Lutra™ Kveik (OYL-071), ferments a wildly clean canvas that can be used for pseudo-lagers, West Coast IPAs or American Stouts.  At the 2020 Ohio Craft Brewers Conference, one of our loyal customers gifted us cans of their helles lager they’d fermented with our Hornindal Blend (OYL-091). While we’d always recommended the strain, with its speed, high temperature tolerance, and fruity esters, for modern IPAs, this helles, fermented at 70°F, showed our Hornindal could produce a remarkable pseudo-lager. Taken aback by the beer’s clean characteristics, we brought it to the lab and ran a blind tasting with the rest of the team. Our suspicions were confirmed.  The Hornindal contained several strains of yeast and we were able to isolate the one strain responsible for this exceptionally clean ale.

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SKU: OYL071 Category:


  • 100ml
  • Slurry Pack
  • Flocculation – Medium-High
  • Attenuation – 75-82%
  • Temperature Range – 68–95° F (20–35° C)

Omega Yeast is made up of a handful of microbiologists, homebrewers, professional brew staff and craft beer fans who have made it our purpose to make brewing easier and better for everyone. We have built our reputation using unique propagation methods to produce metabolically strong yeast cells, with consistent fermentation and optimized cell counts. We are craft yeast for craft brews!

We are proud to offer the HomeBrew strain lineups of Omega Yeast products. Omega Yeast grows high quality, ready-to-pitch liquid yeast for brewers. They believe the best yeast is the freshest yeast and are constantly in pursuit of innovation offering homebrewers unique varieties that can’t be found anywhere else. Whether it’s their renowned Lacto Blend, different Brett blends, proprietary hybrids, or Norwegian Kveik strains, Omega Yeast’s proprietary propagation method generates metabolically strong yeast cells, with consistent fermentation for your next brew.

Additional information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 2 in


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