White Labs - WLP002 English Ale Yeast

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This is a classic ESB strain from one of England’s largest independent breweries. While it is traditionally used for English-style ales including milds, bitters, porters, and stouts, it is also ideal for American-style pale ales and IPAs. Residual sweetness accentuates malt character along with mild fruity esters, adding complexity to the flavor and aroma of finished beers.  Slight diacetyl production is common. Due to this strain’s high flocculation, the beer will finish clear and the yeast can easily be harvested from the fermenter for future use. It is common for this yeast to look coagulated.  Commonly referred to as having a "cottage cheese" appearance when shaken up.

Attenuation: 63-70%
Flocculation: Very High.
Optimum Fermentation Temp: 65-68.

All liquid yeast purchased from Oregonized Brewing will ship with an ice pack.  Additionally, we ship all of our liquid yeast USPS Priority as slow shipping won't be doing your yeast any favors, just off-flavors.