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Old 05-05-2013, 04:54 AM   #1
Feb 2011
Qubec, Qubec
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Recently I have been brewing lots of bitters. Mostly ESB's but I really would like to be able to get an Ordinary Bitter and a Special Bitter going.

It's really to get a quaffable and sessionable beer.

I often use Safale S-04 or Wyeast 1028.

Do any of you guys prefer a strain from these labs over the others.?

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Old 05-05-2013, 05:41 AM   #2
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Dec 2012
Tyler, Texas
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I use Wyeast 1968 London ESB in my ESB and am pleased with it.
Good Temp Control -----> Happy Yeast ------> Tasty Brew

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Old 05-05-2013, 12:31 PM   #3
Apr 2008
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I like Wyeast 1318 London Ale III

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Old 05-05-2013, 04:17 PM   #4
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I use WY1318 mainly too. I also have had good results with WY1968 and WY1187.
"There's many a slip twixt cup and lip" -idiom

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Old 05-05-2013, 04:53 PM   #5
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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I also use 1318 in my bitters and my milds.

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