Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast White Labs
Species : Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (°F) : 65-70
Apparent Attenuation Range (%) : 70-75
Flocculation : Medium
Alcohol Tolerance : Medium-High 8-12%
Pitching/Fermentation : Ferments slow under 60f but produces signature smokey ester produces excessive diacetyl when fermented over 65f, recommended diacetyl rest
Notes : Scotland is famous for its malty, strong ales. This yeast can reproduce complex, flavorful Scottish style ales. This yeast can be an everyday strain, similar to White Labs 001. Hop character is not muted with this strain, as it is with White Labs 002.
Best Styles : All Scottish Styles
Looking for a Liquid or Dry Yeast Substitution? The brewers at Adventures in Homebrewing have tried most of them. The following are some suggestions that have worked for us.
Liquid Yeast Substitution : Wyeast 1728
Dry Yeast Substitution : BRY-97 American West Coast Ale Yeast (Danstar)
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