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Burton IPA Blend Yeast from Wyeast

Burton IPA Blend (WY1203)

From: Wyeast
Type: Yeast Blend  •  Packet: Liquid
Species: Saccharomyces cerevisiae

The revival of interest in historic and classic English IPA styles calls for a specialized yeast. This blend highlights hop bitterness and aroma while still allowing full expression of authentic water profiles and pale malts. Low to moderate ester level can be manipulated through fermentation temperature and pitching rate. Palate finish is typically neutral to mildly fruity with some maltiness. Good flocculation characteristics make this an excellent candidate for cask conditioning.

Brewing Properties of Burton IPA Blend

The functional properties of brewing yeasts have a direct impact on the performance, quality and economics of the resulting beer.

Alcohol Tolerance
The alcohol tolerance determines the ABV at which yeast cells go dormant and stop fermenting.
10%
Attenuation
Attenuation refers to the percentage of sugars converted to alcohol and carbon dioxide, as measured by specific gravity.
71-74%
Flocculation
Flocculation refers to the tendency of yeast to form clumps called "flocs" that drop in order to make the beer clear.
Medium-High
Optimal Temperature
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.
64-74° F
(18-23° C)

Common Beer Styles using Burton IPA Blend

These are the most popular beer styles that make use of the Burton IPA Blend yeast:

English IPA, Bitters, Porters, Stouts


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