Foggy London Ale (ES-FOG)
From: Escarpment Labs
Type: Yeast • Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
This yeast strain was originally isolated from a brewery in London. It displays a balanced fruity flavour profile, and accentuates malt and hop flavours. It is especially suited to production of fruity, hazy IPAs.
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Brewing Properties of Foggy London Ale
The functional properties of brewing yeasts have a direct impact on the performance, quality and economics of the resulting beer.
The alcohol tolerance determines the ABV at which yeast cells go dormant and stop fermenting.
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
The optimal temperature is the range in which the yeast performs best without putting off any off-flavors. Pitching the yeast into wort usually happens at the low end of the temperature range.
Comparable Beer Yeasts
If you cannot find Foggy London Ale (ES-FOG) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.
Common Beer Styles using Foggy London Ale
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Foggy London Ale yeast:
IPA, Pale Ales, Hazy IPAs
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