BIY's Blog — Wyeast

Do you know how to properly say Wyeast's name? Or where they came up with that name?

Posted by Joseph Williams on

If you do, you're well ahead of most folks!  But if you don't--no need to worry.  Joe was tooling around on Wyeast's site looking for some new and interesting yeast strains, when he stumbled upon the answer to all of these questions.  Taken directly from their site, here it is: Also, very important but known by few, is the meaning and pronunciation of our name,  "Wyeast" (pronounced why-east) which is derived  from a Klickitat Indian legend  that relates  to the origins of the geography of the Pacific Northwest to a tragic love triangle involving chief of the Klickitat, chief of...

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