London Fog Ale Yeast (WLP066)
From: White Labs
Type: Yeast • Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae
This is the go-to strain for New England-style IPAs. It leaves some residual sweetness, helping accentuateboth malt and hop flavors and aromas, while retaining a velvety mouthfeel. Produces a medium ester profile.
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Brewing Properties of London Fog Ale Yeast
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 London Fog Ale Yeast (WLP066) anywhere, you can substitute one of the following yeasts for a similiar result.
Common Beer Styles using London Fog Ale Yeast
These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the London Fog Ale Yeast yeast:
IPA, Pale Ale & Hazy IPA
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