Top cropping yeast with a rich and malty character and a balanced fruitiness.

  • Flocculation: High
  • Apparent attenuation: 67-71%
  • Fermentation temperature: 18-22 °C
  • Alcohol Tolerance: 9% ABV

Beer Types:
English Barleywine English IPA Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) Fruit Beer Mild Old Ale Southern English Brown Special/Best/Premium Bitter Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer Standard/Ordinary Bitter Wood-Aged Beer

ALE-beer yeast:
Ale beer yeast are rich and full of character with a fruity aroma and taste. Every kind of beer has its specific and unique characteristics, which can be emphasized of mitigated depending on the used recipe and fermentation temperature.

Smack Pack Activator:
Meant for the more experienced homebrewer or small microbrewery. There is a possibility for direct addition up to 20 litres of wort.
Contains 125 ml, culture medium included.
Wyeast beer yeast contains 3.5 times more yeast cells and is packed sterile in a special Smackpack.
Best before date: 0-6 months after production. It is possible to use the yeast after those 6 months, however, they need a longer start up time.
Wyeast yeast is ideal for bigger amount of wort and for beer brewers who want to avoid making a yeast starter.

Important notice:
Activator™ packages will sometimes swell slightly or moderately during shipping or storage. This is not an indication of deterioration if the package is less than 6 months old and has been properly handled. This is due to trace amounts of nutrients, still available at the time of packaging, causing small amounts of culture activity and CO2 production. Some strains are more prone to this than others.

More Information
Yeast formLiquid
Fermentation typeTop fermenting
Yeast brandWyeast
Aanbevolen vergistingstemperatuur18-22°C
Maximum alcohol tolerantie9%

Wyeast 1968 XL London ESB

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Wyeast 1968 XL London ESB beer yeast Activator.
Packed sterile in a handy Smackpack.
Content: 125 ml including culture medium.
Long shelf-life: up to 6 months after the production date.
Direct addition up to 20 litres of wort is possible.