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Beer Yeasts - Lallemand London ESB Classic Ale Beer Yeast

Lallemand London ESB Classic Ale Beer yeast

  • $4.99


11g sachet of Lallemand London ESB Classic Ale Beer yeast.

Danstar London ESB Dry Ale Yeast is a true English strain that has been selected for its reliable fermentation performance and moderate ester production that allows the various malt and hop flavours to surface. This yeast helps produce a range of delicious English-style ales featuring a clean, well-balanced aroma. The fermentation and aromatic profiles are suitable for producing Pale Ales, Bitter styles, and other traditional English beers. London ESB is best used at a fermentation temperature range between 18-22°C. Fermentation usually takes 3-5 days depending on the recipe and conditions.

Microbiological Properties: 

  • Classified as Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Top-fermenting yeast
  • The typical analysis of London ESB active dry yeast: Percent solids 93%-95%
  • Living yeast cells ≥5 x 109 per gram of dry yeast
  • Wild yeast <1 per 106yeast cells* (Lysine method)
  • Bacteria <1 per 106 yeast cells
  • Finished product is released to market only after passing a rigorous series of tests

Brewing Properties: 

  • London ESB yeast is best used at a fermentation temperature range of 18-22degC (65-72degF). Fermentation is generally completed in 3-5 days dependent on recipe and process conditions.
  • Attenuation range 65-75%
  • Fermentation rate, fermentation time and degree of attenuation are dependent upon inoculation density, yeast handling, fermentation temperature and nutritional quality of the wort.
  • Produces a clean, well balanced ale. Medium attenuation preserves some beer complexity. Best for well-balanced British style ales.

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