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Old 04-19-2009, 04:08 AM   #1
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Default WLP026 yeast

Anyone ever used this before? I'm wanting to pick it up when it becomes available.

* WLP026 Premium Bitter Ale Yeast
PLATINUM STRAIN – May/June
From Staffordshire, England. Fermentation gives a mild, but complex, estery character. Ferments strong and dry. Good for high gravity beers. Best for all English style ales, including bitters, milds, ESBs, porters, stouts, and barley wines.
Attenuation: 70-75%
Flocculation: Medium
Optimum Fermentation Temperature: 67-70°F
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium

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That looks great, I was planning to brew a bitter next month anyway so I might as well try this strain out.

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Beuller?
Anyone used this?

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If no one has used it, does anyone know where I can get ahold of some?

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Austin Homebrew usually carries the White Labs seasonal strains.

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If Austin Homebrew doesn't have it they can special order it.

No experience with this strain but I have heard many good things about WLP022.

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Just got it in the mail yesterday, Austin Homebrew is carrying it. I'm really looking forward to doing an english bitter with this one and I'll post the details.

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