Stout Strains

Strains

LC022
Extra Special Bitter English Ale

  • Fermentation: top
  • Temperature Range: 18 - 21°C
  • Attenuation: 63 - 70 %
  • Flocculation: very low
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 10 % ABV
  • Strain Profile: A classic ESB strain from one of England's largest independent breweries. This yeast will leave a beer very clear, and will leave some residual sweetness.
  • Recommended Styles: Brown Ale, Brown Porter, English Pale Ale, English Style Stout, Premium Bitter, Robust Porter, Special Bitter, Standard Bitter
  • Similar Strains: WLP002, WYeast 1768-PC

LC027
Londinium Fog

  • Fermentation: top
  • Temperature Range: 18 - 23°C
  • Attenuation: 67 - 75 %
  • Flocculation: very low
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 10 % ABV
  • Strain Profile: This specific strain of dry, malty ale yeast delivers a complex, oakey ester character to the beer. Hop bitterness comes through well.. Does not flocculate as much as LC022 and LC023
  • Recommended Styles: English Pale Ale, English Style Stout, Extra Special Bitter, Special Bitter, Standard Bitter
  • Similar Strains: WLP013, Wyeast 1028 London Ale Yeast
  • Brewery Used: Worthington White Shield

LC028
Burton on Trent

  • Fermentation: top
  • Temperature Range: 18 - 23°C
  • Attenuation: 69 - 75 %
  • Flocculation: very low
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 9 % ABV
  • Strain Profile: From the famous brewing town of Burton upon Trent, England, this yeast is packed with character. It provides delicious subtle fruity flavors like apple, clover honey and pear.
  • Recommended Styles: English IPA, English Pale Ale, English Style Stout, Extra Special Bitter, Premium Bitter, Robust Porter, Special Bitter, Standard Bitter, Sweet/milk Stout
  • Similar Strains: WLP023

LC030
sPacific Ale

  • Fermentation: top
  • Temperature Range: 18 - 21°C
  • Attenuation: 65 - 98 %
  • Flocculation: very low
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 11 % ABV
  • Strain Profile: A popular ale yeast from the Pacific Northwest. The yeast will clear from the beer well, and leave a malty profile. Fruitier than LC022, ESB Ale Yeast
  • Recommended Styles: English IPA, English Pale Ale, English Style Stout, Extra Special Bitter, Robust Porter, Sweet/milk Stout
  • Similar Strains: WLP041

LC004
Dark Necessity

  • Fermentation: top
  • Temperature Range: 16 - 22°C
  • Attenuation: 71 - 75 %
  • Flocculation: very high
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 13 % ABV
  • Strain Profile: This versatile Irish strain has been selected for dark and strong ales and is not afraid of turning sugar into alcohol
  • Recommended Styles: Dry Stout, Foreign Extra Stout, Imperial IPA, Irish Red Ale, Oatmeal Stout, Robust Porter, Sweet/milk Stout
  • Similar Strains: WYEAST 1084 Irish Ale
  • Brewery Used: Guinness

LC016
#1

  • Fermentation: top
  • Temperature Range: 16 - 22°C
  • Attenuation: 73 - 77 %
  • Flocculation: very low
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 11 % ABV
  • Strain Profile: ┬áThis yeast strain is the juggernaut of fermentation. Reliable and consistent this yeast produces clean profile American styles, recommended for all American ales.
  • Recommended Styles: AIPA, APA, American Amber Ale, American Stout
  • Similar Strains: WYEAST 1056 American Ale

LC024
Dry English Ale

  • Fermentation: top
  • Temperature Range: 18 - 21°C
  • Attenuation: 18 - 21 %
  • Flocculation: medium to high
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 13 % ABV
  • Strain Profile: A very clean, highly flocculent, and highly attenuative yeast. This yeast is similar to LC022 in flavor profile, but is 10% more attenuative. This eliminates the residual sweetness, and makes the yeast well suited for high gravity ales. It is also reaches terminal gravity quickly. 80% attenuation will be reached even with 10% ABV beers.
  • Recommended Styles: English Pale Ale, English Style Stout, Extra Special Bitter, Robust Porter, Special Bitter, Standard Bitter
  • Similar Strains: WLP007