Wyeast · West Yorkshire 1469

Recipes:
1,258
Form:
Liquid
Attenuation:
69.0%
Flocculation:
High
Tolerance:
9.0%
Temperature:
18.0 – 22.0°C

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Wyeast's West Yorkshire (1469) is a liquid ale yeast strain that offers excellent attenuation at 69.0% and high flocculation. It has an alcohol tolerance up to 9.0%, making it ideal for stronger beer styles, with an ideal fermentation temperature of 18.0-22.0 °C. Common beer styles brewed with this strain include English bitters, milds, old ales, porters and stouts, where its flavor profile provides a balance of subtle fruit esters and malty sweetness. This strain can also be used to brew German altbiers and Kölsch beers, offering a crisp finish with mild hop bitterness.

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