Our Story

Supporting brewers worldwide to brew beer people love to drink!

Imperial Yeast was founded in 2014 with the goal to support brewers worldwide to create craft beer that people love to drink.

Our passion for yeast and fermentation has only grown since we opened our doors in Portland, OR. In 2020, we opened our production facility in Philadelphia, PA to better serve our y-east coast customers.

We credit our growth and sustainability to the support of wonderful brewers, making amazing beer, and a dedicated staff of awesome individuals with decades of professional and home brewing experience who love what they do, and beer. We love beer!

We attribute our ability to innovate and stay on top of our game to every employee who has added their unique perspective and diversity of experience to our operation.

Our Values

Trusted Performance
Imperial was built on the trust of the brewing community with the tested performance of our cultures. There are many things to worry about in a brewery; your yeast should not be one.

Consistent Quality
Quality and consistent ingredients are critical for making great beer. We pride ourselves on our robust quality program and strict specifications to ensure every culture leaving our facility will deliver the results you need.

Guaranteed Availability
Our industry leading catalog of 24 Guaranteed In-Stock strains are available to ship the next day or shipping is free. We have been there; schedules in breweries can be unpredictable and change on short notice, we’re here to help. 

Practical Solutions
Our technical support & customer service teams have decades of brewing experience and are always ready to troubleshoot and assist you every step of the way.  We view our customers as partners. Feel free to reach out with questions, concerns, issues or triumphs.

Check out our team page if you want to meet our crew.


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