Chr. Hansen SmartBev Harvest LB-1

Chr Hansen Harvest LB-1

Harvest LB-1

Harvest LB-1  is the first pure Lactobacillus plantarum culture selected specifically for sour beer production.   Chr. Hansen has developed a new freeze dried, direct inoculation culture of Lactobacillus plantarum.    Harvest LB-1 is a dairy free culture, with high cell viability, that produces clean and crisp flavors and aromas that are great for sour beer. Available in a 10 HL dose, it can be stored in a freezer for up to 24 months, and provides fast and consistent fermentations, with full quality compliance and traceability.
Product Details

Key Benefits of Harvest LB-1:

  • Consumes Sugar, adds mild acids
  • Naturally protects your product
  • Can be caused during traditional fermentation from wild potentially alcohol producing organisms
  • Clean and pleasant aroma profile
  • Reduction of earthy notes, which are undesired by consumers
  • Flavor complexity
  • Fruity terpenes & esters, which are favorable to consumers
  • Controllable fermentation speed
  • Consistent performer

Key Features of the Culture:

  • Direct inoculation into all mentioned beverage bases
  • High number of active cells which ensure a quick acidification start
  • High level of microbiological purity
  • Does not produce biogenic amines
  • Production of fruity aroma compounds

Pack Size: Recommended one pouch in 10 hl (264 US Gallons)

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