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White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh/Scottish Ale yeast

White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh/Scottish Ale yeast


Beer Grains will no longer be selling White Labs yeast.  The new format and price increase has not been popular with our customers. See below for yeast substitutions. 


White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh/Scottish Ale yeast

This strain produces underlying esters of pear and melon which work well with hop and malt derived notes. It’s medium to high alcohol tolerance is well-suited for strong Scotch-style ales or barleywine beers. This is a versatile strain that can be neutral at the low end of the recommended fermentation temperature range or provide more esters at the higher range.

Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 70 - 75%
Temperature: 18 - 21°C
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium - high  85 - 12%)
Diastatic (STA1): No

Flavour Profile: Pear and melon at high temperatures. Neutral at lower temperatures

Suitable Beer Style: American IPA, Barley Wine, Blonde Ale, Brown Ale, Cider, Dry Mead, English Bitter, English IPA, Imperial Stout, Pale Ale, Porter, Red Ale, Scotch Ale, Stout, Sweet Mead, Whiskey

Availability: Always

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