New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Advise on White Labs Yeast




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-13-2007, 07:59 PM   #1
Asphaltboy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Chesterfield, England
Posts: 6
Default Advise on White Labs Yeast

Hello All,

I brew typically English style bitters, pale ales and IPA's.

OG range from 35 to 70

Plenty of hop bitterness and aroma employed.

ALL of the beer gets bottled.

Any suggestions for White Labs yeast - looking at WLP 002 or WLP 005 in the listings

Really need it to be a good fermenter (obvious) but more so to stick to the bottom of the bottle when pouring.

And if not being greedy a good cropper for other brews!

Thanks in anticipation



__________________
Asphaltboy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2007, 08:02 PM   #2
bradsul
Flyfisherman/brewer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
bradsul's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,909
Liked 20 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

I really like Burton Ale myself. English Ale and Dry English Ale are also really nice.



__________________
Brad
Canadian Brewers Unite!


Projects: Sylvania Kegerator Conversion, Tower Cooling, Grain Milling Station
bradsul is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2007, 08:05 PM   #3
Beerrific
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Beerrific's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Georgia
Posts: 5,600
Liked 43 Times on 36 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

I think either would be a good choice, but check the attenuation ranges. 002 will leave more sweetness and i believe it is a very good floculator. I don't make many English styles (couple in the works) but 002 is the only one I use.

__________________
Beerrific is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2007, 08:06 PM   #4
menschmaschine
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Delaware
Posts: 3,278
Liked 31 Times on 26 Posts

Default

I've only done one bitter with White Labs yeast, but love it... WLP023. LOTS of fruity character. White Labs states its flocculation is medium, but with proper pouring, mine holds to the bottom of the bottle pretty well.

__________________
menschmaschine is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2007, 08:16 PM   #5
TheJadedDog
AFK ATM
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
TheJadedDog's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: People's Republic of Cambridge
Posts: 3,323
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts

Default

I swear by 002, the Burton is excellent as well.

__________________
And now we go AG!

On Tap: Nadda
Primary: Nadda
Planning: Extra Special Bitter
TheJadedDog is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2007, 08:29 PM   #6
Rhoobarb
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Rhoobarb's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Woodstock, GA
Posts: 3,573
Liked 16 Times on 11 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

002 is good, I've used in in an English Pale Ale and an ESB with food results. But my go to is the 007. I use it for the majority of my ales.



__________________
Rhoobarb is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
White Labs yeast TairyHesticles Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 9 04-03-2009 06:51 PM
Old White Labs Yeast emribecky Recipes/Ingredients 10 01-26-2009 10:19 AM
White Labs Yeast natehilde Recipes/Ingredients 2 01-04-2007 01:35 AM
White Labs Yeast & 2.5 Gal batch dlg99 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 06-06-2006 09:12 PM
White Labs Yeast madrean General Techniques 14 04-21-2006 04:06 AM