WYEAST STRAIN: 1968 | London ESB Ale™
A very good cask conditioned ale strain, this extremely flocculant yeast produces distinctly malty beers. Attenuation levels are typically less than most other yeast strains which results in a slightly sweeter finish. Ales produced with this strain tend to be fruity, increasingly so with higher fermentation temperatures of 70-74°F (21-23° C). A thorough diacetyl rest is recommended after fermentation is complete. Bright beers are easily achieved within days without any filtration.
Flocculation: Very High
Temperature Range: 64-72F, 18-22C
Alcohol Tolerance: 9% ABV
- English Barleywine
- English IPA
- Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)
- Fruit Beer
- Old Ale
- Southern English Brown
- Special/Best/Premium Bitter
- Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
- Standard/Ordinary Bitter
- Wood-Aged Beer
Liquid Yeast Shipping Policy
It's hot down south, so all liquid yeast orders are shipped with an insulated pouch and two free ice packs. Liquid yeast is shipped to minimize transit time. If you order liquid yeast late in the week with a shipping method that would span the weekend we will hold your order to ship Monday. We recommend a 1 or 2 day shipping time on all liquid yeast orders. USPS Priority Mail is 2 day shipping to most of the Continental US. Liquid yeast is guaranteed viable if it spends no more than 2 days in shipping.
Liquid Yeast Warranty
As long as Liquid Yeast spends a maximum of two days in transit it is guaranteed viable and warrantied. If you receive warrantied yeast from us that does not ferment simply e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a replacement pack or refund. Please include the batch code, manufacturer date, your original gravity reading and a second gravity reading taken at least three days after pitching. A lack of swelling in your activator pack does not indicate non-viable yeast. More information on liquid yeast and frequently asked questions can be found on Wyeast's Website.