LalBrew London (Formerly London ESB) is a true English ale strain selected for reliable fermentation performance and moderate ester production that lets the flavors and aromas of malt and hops shine through. Lalbrew London was selected from the Lallemand yeast culture library and is an excellent choice not only for brewing Extra Special Bitter but for other authentic heritage UK styles like Pale Ale, Bitter and Mild. LalBrew London may also be used in the production of ciders.
In Lallemand’s Standard Conditions Wort at 68°F London ESB yeast exhibits:
- Vigorous fermentation that can be completed in 3 days
- Medium attenuation and Low flocculation
- Neutral to slightly fruity flavor and aroma, showcasing malt aromas and flavors to shine through
- The optimal temperature range for London ESB yeast when producing traditional styles is 65-72°F