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Wyeast 1968 - London ESB Yeast

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A very good cask conditioned ale strain, this extremely flocculent yeast produces distinctly malty beers. Attenuation levels are typically less than most other yeast strains which results in a slightly sweeter finish. Ales produced with this strain tend to be fruity, increasingly so with higher fermentation temperatures of 70-74 °F (21-23 °C). A thorough diacetyl rest is recommended after fermentation is complete. Bright beers are easily achieved within days without any filtration

Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 67-71
Temperature Range: 64-72F
Alcohol Tolerance: 9%

Wyeast Info Sheet:   London ESB

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  • 5
    esb=extra special beer

    Posted by Unknown on 24th Jan 2016

    If I had just one yeast,this is the one. Have used in pale to stout.Has a clabbered look,easy to tell in the starter that cell count is up!