homebrewers

Brew at home using the same quality yeast as your favorite brewery!

RVA Yeast Labs offers:

  • Over 200 billion cells per unit—More than suitable for a typical five-gallon batch with an original gravity of 1.061 or 15 degrees Plato, delivering around 0.70 M cells / ml / °P or 10.5 M cells per ml in 5 gallons of wort when fresh which would and eliminate the need for a starter in many cases.
  • Graduated container allows you to vary your pitch rate and account more easily for batch size.
  • The freshest yeast, made to order, and shipped in 14 days or less.

 

Where to buy

Buy online or in person at Original Gravity, our exclusive homebrew retailer located in Richmond, Virginia
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ONLY SEVEN DAY LEAD TIME

RVA 132 Manchester Ale (Boddingtons)

Slightly dryer than the Chiswick, this English classic will create a touch of esters and leave a hint of residual sweetness and malt backbone. Complements hop forward beers very well with many brewers choosing this for juicy New England IPA. Great for English bitters, browns and pale ales. Performs its’ best in very well oxygenated wort.

  • Flocculation: High
  • Attenuation: 70-75%
  • Suggested fermentation temperature: 65-72º F
  • Alcohol Tolerance: Medium (10 %)

RESOURCE FOR HOMEBREWERS

The New IPA: Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor by Scott Janish

Scott Janish scours through hundreds of academic studies, collecting and translating the relevant hop science into one easily digestible book. Through experiments, lab tests, discussions with researchers, and interviews with renowned and award-winning commercial brewers, the NEW IPA will get you to think differently about brewing processes and ingredient selection that define today’s hop-forward beers. It’s a must-have book for those that love to brew hoppy hazy beer and a scientific guide for those who want to push the limits of hop flavor and aroma!