Burton Ale Yeast - WLP023

Burton Ale Yeast - WLP 023

  • $11.49

Unlike most British ale strains, WLP023 exhibits medium flocculation that results in somewhat hazy beer, while its attenuation is in the higher end of the spectrum, delivering a drier body.

While it’s an excellent yeast for making hop-forward ales, you can use WLP023 yeast in styles that are defined by a more complex grain bill such as Brown Ale, Mild, Porter or Stout.

It is definitely a go-to yeast for making authentic British ales of all types. Still, it can certainly be employed in a broader range of styles, especially in American versions of Northern European beers.

Description: WLP023 Burton Ale Yeast was sourced from the very place where the first true English IPAs were brewed. This strain is defined by a pronounced ether profile with notes of pear, apple and clover, which adds a little bite to traditional British beers, specially those that employ large amounts of hops. When used in conjunction with traditional earthy English hop varieties, WLP023 creates a perfect interplay of flavours and aromas that results in complex and enjoyable Pale Ales and IPAs.
Attributes: Attenuation: 69% - 75%
Flocculation: Medium
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium (5 - 10%)
Optimum Fermentation Temperature:68°F - 73°F

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