Irish ales, stouts, porters, browns, reds and a very interesting pale ale. Irish Ale Yeast White Labs
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 65-68
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 69-74
Flocculation : Medium-High
Alcohol Tolerance : Medium-High 8-12%
Pitching/Fermentation : It produces a slight hint of diacetyl, balanced by a light fruitiness and slight dry crispness.
Notes : This is the yeast from one of the oldest stout producing breweries in the world.
Best Styles : Irish ales, stouts, porters, browns, reds and a very interesting pale ale.
Looking for a Liquid or Dry Yeast Substitution? The brewers at Adventures in Homebrewing have tried most of them. The following are some suggestions that have worked for us.
Liquid Yeast Substitution : Wyeast 1098
Dry Yeast Substitution : BRY-97 American West Coast Ale Yeast (Danstar), London ESB, Nottingham
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