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Old 06-27-2010, 11:21 PM   #1
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Hello all. I made a clone of Dogfish Head's 60 min IPA. It called for an English ale yeast but all the LHBS had was London Ale yeast. Because I need this beer in a month I didn't have time to internet order the yeast so I took the London. Was this a mistake?

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Old 06-28-2010, 12:12 AM   #2
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By 'English' are you referring to White Labs 002 English Ale yeast? And instead, did you go with Wyeast's London?

If so, you shouldn't notice a huge difference in flavor, but the two strains are a little different. London has higher attenuation, but lower flocculation whereas the English has a little lower attenuation to leave some residual sweetness, but much higher flocculation.

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Great thank you this was a version of yeast from the LHBS I ca't remeber the name. It is made in Mass. I'll look it up

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